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Was Amelia Earhart’s Plane Found?

Will Tony Romeo and his team of explorers bring her soul to rest in 2024?

On July 2nd, 1937, Amelia Earhart accompanied by Fred Noonans’ plane, the Lockheed Electra 10-E, crashed somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Earhart and Noonan were attempting to fly across the entire world, as Earhart had already flown across the Atlantic and America non-stop.

The disappearance of Earhart and Noonan caused uproar across the entire country and theories of why the crash occurred came to light. The most popular of these theories is as follows: while looking for Howard Island, a tiny island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan ran out of fuel and drowned.

Amelia Earhart, one could say the most famous American aviators’ plane might have just been found by deep sea adventurers in the Pacific. Deep Sea Vision re-analysed Earhart and Noonans’ flight path, altitude, winds, and anything that could have affected the probability of her flight for approximately three months and with all of their research they got an approximate area in which her plane may have landed.

Tony Romeo, a member of the group of explorers that believe they have found the Lockheed Electra 10-E, said that they were able to get an image of what they believe is Earhart’s plane on the floor of the Pacific ocean about 100 miles away from the intended destination. The aircraft shares many of the same traits of Earhart’s including the shape and measurements, 38 feet long and 55 feet wide.

“She was a fantastic person, a pioneer in the aviation field, an early advocate for women’s rights, and a terrific author by the way, not a lot of people know that about her. So if we could help with the closure of this story and bring Amelia home we’d be super excited,” Tony Romeo stated in an interview with Inside Edition.

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DeLaney Hagens is a sophomore at MHS, and it is her first year working for The Auroran Today. She loves music, singing, drawing, and reading/writing.
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