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  • Earhart search's sugar daddy says her plane was found in 2010

    06/12/2013 3:30:55 PM PDT · by fungoking · 8 replies
    MSNNOW ^ | 06/12/2013 | Staff
    Amelia Earhart's plane may have been found. It's the $1 million Timothy Mellon kicked in for the latest search that he thinks has gone missing. The son of late philanthropist Paul Mellon is suing The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, claiming it hit him up for the money last year knowing the wreckage from the 1937 flight had been found underwater two years before. A Mellon attorney says experts examining 2010 photos came to a "definitive conclusion" that it was the Earhart plane, but TIGHAR lawyer and searcher Bill Carter disputes profiting from hiding the discovery. "Just the opposite,"...
  • Amelia Earhart's secret life after 'death' (Spy For Japan, Ends Up in New Hampshire)

    08/18/2002 3:39:33 PM PDT · by Hellmouth · 33 replies · 2,241+ views
    Sunday Herald ^ | Sunday, August 18, 2000 | Jack Webster
    Film to reveal heroine as a spy who helped JapanBy Jack Webster   American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, did not die at sea in 1937. Rather, she became a Japanese collaborator after being caught spying for the US during second world war. This and other amazing revelations are to be the basis of a Hollywood film that aims to uncover the strange truth behind her mysterious disappearance. Earhart was already an American heroine when, at midnight on July 2, 1937, she and navigator Fred Noonan took off from New...
  • Amelia Earhart: New evidence tells of her last days on a Pacific atoll

    06/02/2012 9:11:11 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 52 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | June 2, 2012 | Brad Knickerbocker
    For decades, pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart was said to have “disappeared” over the Pacific on her quest to circle the globe along a 29,000-mile equatorial route. Now, new information gives a clearer picture of what happened 75 years ago to Ms. Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan, where they came down and how they likely survived – for a while, at least – as castaways on a remote island, catching rainwater and eating fish, shellfish, and turtles to survive.