Friday, July 02, 2010

Amelia Earhart Disappeared ~ Jul 2, 1937


Amelia Earhart, the legendary pilot who disappeared 73 years ago on Jul 2, 1937 while flying over the Pacific Ocean in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator, may have survived several weeks, or even months as a castaway on a remote South Pacific island, according to preliminary results of a two-week expedition on the tiny coral atoll believed to be her final resting place.
"There is evidence on the island suggesting that a castaway was there for weeks and possibly months," Ric Gillespie, executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), told Discovery News.
Full article: Amelia Earhart Disappeared ~ Jul 2, 1937

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