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AVIATION: Bones of Amelia Earhart likely identified infographic
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Island bones 'likely' belonged to famed pilot Amelia Earhart

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March 9, 2018 -- Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed U.S. aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes. She and her navigator, Fred Noonan, vanished over the Pacific Ocean during an attempt to make the first round-the-world flight at the equator, July 2, 1937.

June 18, 1928 -- Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly the Atlantic as a passenger in the tri-motor aircraft, Friendship. She landed near Llanelli in Wales, having set off from Newfoundland

May 21, 1932 -- Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly the Atlantic solo, from Newfoundland to Ireland, five years to the day since Charles Lindbergh made the first transatlantic solo flight from New York to Paris

January 11, 1935 -- Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to the continental United States, departing from Honolulu and landing at Oakland, California. The 2,400-mile trip took 18 hours

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