The fate of Amelia Earhart and her stalwart navigator Fred Noonan has been a haunting American mystery since the duo disappeared way back in 1937.
Famed aviator Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the South Pacific on July 2, 1937. Subsequent searches for the duo failed to find either the aircraft or Earhart and Noonan's remains.
Amelia Earhart's final flight is probably one of the longest enduring mysteries in the history of modern aviation.
In the age of CSI and Law & Order, scientists are putting newfound interest into the mystery of Amelia Earhart. Hoping to extract her DNA from dried saliva on two envelopes she is believed to have sealed, one British Columbia researcher is attempting to reveal new secrets about her past.