75th Anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance

Cracking the famed mystery surrounding one of the aviation pioneers with the new evidence resurfacing after 75 years …

Merely a year after Charles Linbergh did it, Amelia Earhart also flew across the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the first female pilot to pull such a feat, which earned her US Distinguished Flying Cross. Being an aviation pioneer, this extraordinary woman is regarded as a feminist icon and an inspiration to many young women with her numerous records and stand-out accomplishments. She went missing during the round-the-world flight started in Oakland, California, invoking various speculations about her fate after all attempts to recover the flying tandem failed.

After new evidence emerged, the conclusion suggest departure from the original route, as presented in the following infographic.

 

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