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  Does sonar image reveal Amelia Earhart’s lost aircraft?

Pieces of Amelia Earhart's plane located?

Pieces of Amelia Earhart's plane might have been located in the depths of the waters off Nikumaroro island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati, according to a preliminary review of high-definition video taken last month at the uninhabited coral atoll believed to be Earhart's final resti Full story

Has Amelia Earhart's beauty case been found?

As the search for Amelia Earhart's plane probes the deep waters off Nikumaroro, a tiny desert island between Australia and Hawaii where the legendary aviator may have landed 75 years ago, new clues have surfaced in the artifacts unearthed on the coral atoll. Full story

New search for clues in Amelia Earhart disappearance

  Researchers are sending deep water submersibles to map the bottom of the Pacific near the tiny island of Nikumaroro, where evidence was found indicating the legendary pilot had been there, including freckle cream and a woman’s compact. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.

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  ‘We’re hoping it’s the wreckage of Earhart’s airplane’

Ric Gillespie, Executive Director TIGHAR, the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery on using high-tech video cameras, sonar and underwater search vehicles to try to solve the enduring mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart.

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Sonar image of anomaly, Earhart Project
Sonar image of anomaly, Earhart Project

epa03726703 An undated handout photograph made available on 01 June 2013 by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery showing a sonar image captured off an uninhabited tropical island in the south western Pacific Republic of Kiribati that possibly represents the remains of Amelia Earha

American aviator Amelia Earhart smiles May 22, 1932 upon arriving in London, England having become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic alone.
American aviator Amelia Earhart smiles May 22, 1932 upon arriving in London, England having become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic alone.

394033 01: American aviator Amelia Earhart smiles May 22, 1932 upon arriving in London, England having become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic alone. Carlene Mendieta, who is trying to recreate Earhart's 1928 record as the first woman to fly across the US and back again, left Rye, NY on S

Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart

FILE - This undated file photo shows Amelia Earhart. Three bone fragments found on a South Pacific island could help prove that Earhart died as a castaway after failing in her quest to circumnavigate the globe. Researchers told The Associated Press on Friday Dec. 17, 2010 that the University of Okla

Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart

American aviatrix Amelia Earhart (1898 - 1937) exits her aircraft at Derry, Ireland, after her solo transatlantic flight, 1932.