Amelia Earhart: New evidence tells of her last days on a Pacific atoll


By Leanne Smith | lsmith12@mlive.com JACKSON, MI – A little more than a year before her disappearance became a mystery that's captivated people for 75 years, Amelia Earhart soared into Jackson. Courtesy of Cascades MuseumAmelia Earhart, center,

Five years later Amelia Earhart set out to recreate his historic journey, becoming the second person and first woman to accomplish the feat. She succeeded, but not by following in Lindbergh's exact contrails. Amelia Earhart speaks to reporters and

By Laura K. Brestovansky A St. Clair Shores woman is following in Amelia Earhart's flight path by preparing for a cross-country race for women pilots. Rebecca Duggan will be piloting her Piper single-engine airplane when the Air Race Classic takes off

That interesting life included serving as American frontier aviator Amelia Earhart's mechanic. McKneely, as a talented mechanic, endeared himself to the famous Earhart so much, that she publicly acknowledged him as her “good luck charm.

“Amelia Earhart did not simply vanish on July 2, 1937,” Richard Gillespie, executive director of TIGHAR, told Discovery News. “Radio distress calls believed to have been sent from the missing plane dominated the headlines

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