Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment May Have Been Identified

October 30, 2014 1:34 PM

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Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment May Have Been Identified

After decades of looking, researchers say they may finally have found a bit of wreckage from Amelia Earhart's plane.

The aluminum fragment was recovered in 1991 on Nikumaroro, an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles southwest of Hawaii. Some believe Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, lived there as castaways after being forced to land during their 1937 attempt to circumnavigate the globe.

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