Amelia Earhart Disappearance

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The disappearance of the “Babe of the sky”
Amelia Earhart was, and still is, one of the most famous women in history for being the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean. On July 2nd, 1937, the famous pilot and her navigator, Fred Noonan, mysteriously vanished while attempting to circumnavigate the globe around the equator ("The Odd Vanishing Of Amelia Earhart."). There are many different theories on what could have happened that day that range in believability and it is important to add that there is little to no evidence for any of them. The circumstances to where and when they died also had a large factor in the conspiracies.
Earhart and Noonan’s plan was to circle around the globe starting and ending in California, USA. The flight would start on May 21st, 1937, was to last approximately forty days, and they were going to make many stops, zigzagging along the equator to refuel ("The Odd Vanishing Of Amelia Earhart."). They flew in a twin engine
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Both Earhart and Noonan are believed to have died in the crash, northwest of their destination of Howland Island. Many skeptics have said that an electra of that model should have lasted twenty four hours in the air rather than the twenty that it did (Long). However, according to the Jet Propulsion Center (JPC) at Caltech, that with the headwind and the 10,000 ft climb she had to take at the beginning of the trip, Earhart’s plane would’ve been out of fuel at the time of the disappearance. Many groups had taken years to search the area all around the island to try to find any evidence of the crash. They used divers and sonar mapping in and around the area but there has been nothing of significant evidence found yet ("The Odd Vanishing Of Amelia Earhart."). This theory may seem like one step forward and two steps back, but it is the most probable and is what most people believed

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