The story of Amelia Earhart It became a legend after its mysterious disappearance nearly a century ago.
company deep sea vision has announced on Instagram that they may have found Earhart’s plane. After a campaign that started in September kiribati, They claim that they are close to solving the mystery of their disappearance along with their sailor. fred nunan When he was trying to travel around the world by plane.
What happened to Amelia Earhart?
In June 1937, Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan attempted to circumnavigate the globe. Lockheed Electra. After traveling three-thirds of their route, they disappeared in July en route to the Howland Islands in the Pacific. The mystery of his disappearance remains unsolved, with many theories regarding his whereabouts.
The President of the United States at that time, Franklin D. Roosevelt, led an intensive search in the area with more than 3 thousand people, ten ships, and at least 65 aircraft. However, no trace of him could be found. She was officially declared lost at sea on July 19, 1937. From that day until 2024, there was no additional information regarding his whereabouts, or at least it was believed to be so.
The most widely accepted theory about their disappearance states that Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan ran out of fuel and were forced to abandon the twin-engine Lockheed L-10 Electra aircraft near Howland Island.
About the findings
A 15-member team aboard a ship has scoured more than 13,400 square kilometers of the seabed using an advanced unmanned underwater vehicle. Some critics have pointed out that the images obtained do not resemble the plane in which Amelia Earhart flew, but the CEO of Deep Sea Vision has stated that the images are distorted and the next step is to photograph the remains to confirm its identity. Have to take.