Amelia Earhart’s Remains Found On Deserted Pacific Island?

Amelia Earhart's Remains Found On Deserted Pacific Island?

University of Oklahoma scientist are attempting to get viable DNA from 3 bone fragments in order to determine if it matchs the DNA of missing airplane enthusiast Amelia Earhardt who went missing 73 years ago.  Family of Earhardt has donated samples and the testing will take several months.
 
The samples were found on Nikumaroro Island thousands of miles south of Hawaii where some personal items possibly belonging to Earhardt were found at a campsite in 2007. 
 
Earhardt along with her navigator Fred Noonan attempted in 1937 to circumnavigate the world in Amelia’s small aircraft, a Lockheed Model 10 Electra, which was on loan from Purdue University.  Earhart and Noonan disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean.
 
Earhardt was a champion aviatrix, best selling author, as well as celebrity proponent for women’s rights.

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