Debris From Amelia Earhart's Plane Identified
Ever since disappearing somewhere over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, the first piece of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified since the pilot's attempt to fly around the world at the equator. New evidence strongly suggests the aluminum sheet found in 1991 from Nikumaroro, an atoll in the republic of Kiribati, does in fact belong to Earhart's twin-engined Lockheed Electra. The patch of metal was installed in the aviator's eight-day stay in Miami to replace a navigational window, her fourth stop in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe.
By Jordan Moses
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