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Researchers believe that they have identified a piece of the airplane flown by Amelia Earhart when she vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 during a failed attempt to fly around the world.
A sonar image collected off the cost of Nikumaroro Island in the Pacific Ocean contains an object that could be the wing from Amelia Earhart’s long-lost Lockheed Electra.
Researchers, who have spent years investigating the final resting place of Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra Model 10, may have gotten a big break this week when sifting through video footage from their latest expedition revealed interesting clues to the whereabouts of the famed aviator’s plane.
A little more than a week after the Earhart Project got underway in Nikumaroro, TIGHAR’s month-long mission searching for the theorized final resting place of the Lockheed Model 10 Electra that Amelia Earhart was attempting to fly around the world, executive director Ric Gillespie has decided to wrap up the mission and head for Honolulu,
US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton is supporting a new investigation into the disappearance of one of America’s most noted aviation pioneers, Amelia Earhart, who vanished without a trace over the South Pacific nearly three-quarters of a century ago.