Newswire: New photo maybe proves that Amelia Earhart didn’t die in crash

On the 80th anniversary of that fateful flight over the Pacific, new evidence has emerged to suggest Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, didn’t just vanish over the ocean in 1937. That was the year Earhart made two attempts to circumnavigate the globe in her Lockheed Electra, the second of which appeared to have ended in her crash landing somewhere over the Pacific when she wasn’t able to refuel on Howland Island. Not everyone accepted Earhart and Noonan’s fate, though; some people, including folks on the Marshall Islands, believe Earhart actually made it to land, eventually dying in a Japanese prison. The theory really gained traction after CBS correspondent Fred Goerner published his book, The Search For Amelia Earhart. Those notions have been dusted off in an upcoming History special, Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence, which centers on a decades-old photo that appears to show Earhart …

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