Photo of Amelia Earhart’s Plane Might Match Aircraft Artifact Found On Nikumaroro Island

November 1, 2014 7:02 AM

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Photo of Amelia Earhart’s Plane Might Match Aircraft Artifact Found On Nikumaroro Island

When Amelia Earhart disappeared in 1937 it sparked an international search for the notorious first lady of flight. Cockamamie theories abound some said she was lost at sea while others claimed she must have crashed on an island or somewhere remote.

But we now may be a little closer to solving this mystery as a piece of airplane wreckage found on the Pacific Island of Nikumaroro appears to match the fuselage of her plane, as examined in new photo evidence.

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