Newly Uncovered Photo Suggests Amelia Earhart Survived Crash-Landing
“Whatever happened to Amelia Earhart?” said the line of famous Mandy Moore song and a newly uncovered photograph may have the answer to one of the world’s most compelling mysteries.
Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan vanished without a trace almost eighty years ago while attempting to complete a round-the-world flight. The United States government, after completing the most expensive air and search rescue in American history concluded that Earhart and Noonan ran out of fuel and crashed into the water and died.
Many were left unconvinced of the conclusion, however, and the emergence of an old photo claimed to finally reveal what truly happened to the two seasoned navigators.
The picture that was found apparently showed a woman who looked like Earhart and a man who appeared like Noonan.
In an interview with NBC News, Shawn Henry, a former executive assistant director of the FBI, had this to say about the photo: “When you pull out and when you see the analysis that’s been done, I think it leaves no doubt to the viewers that that’s Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan.” Henry was also confident in making a definitive conclusion about what happened with Earhart saying “We discovered that Amelia Earhart survived her final flight and landed safely in the Marshall Islands.”
The photo was marked the “Marshall Islands, Jaluit Atoll” and was believed to have been taken in 1937. Marshall Island was under Japanese military rule during that time.
Retired government investigator Les Kinney who has spent 15 years searching for clues to Earhart’s whereabouts said that the photograph “clearly indicates that she was captured by the Japanese.”
Henry believed that there had been a government cover-up on the case of Earhart, saying: “We believe that the United States government knew Earhart was in the Marshalls and was in Japanese custody.”
However, according to the Daily Mail, it turns out that the photo was a not of the famed aviator. For one, the photo is dated 1940 and one investigator referred to the whole incident as “bogus photo claims.”
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