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Amelia Earhart, left, with navigator Fred Noonan
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Earhart and her Lockheed Model 10 Electra
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Image of possible wreckage on ocean floor
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New Clue in 76-Year Search for Amelia Earhart

Posted: Jul 02, 2013 11:13 am EDT

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 (By Kyle Henning) The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR.org) has wrapped up its 10th mission to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on July 2, 1937. Earhart was attempting to be the first woman to fly around the world. During a dangerous leg from the city of Lea (in present-day Papua New Guinea) to the uninhabited Howland Island in the central Pacific Ocean (approximately halfway between Australia and Hawaii), Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, lost radio contact and...

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