She disappeared in her Lockheed Electra on July 2, 1937 on aflight from Lae, Papua New Guinea to Howland Island. She hasn’t been seen since. New evidence suggests that she and her navigator (Fred Noonan) landed on Nikumaroro Island and survived for several weeks afterwards. Now new unearthed parchments suggest that Amelia kept a journal of her last days as castaways.
This is the sensational details of the last days of America’s most famous female aviator, and the reading sensation of the year.