Is this Amelia Earhart's plane? Underwater video reveals evidence

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  1. B-17engineer

    B-17engineer Active Member

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    Certainly plenty of evidence. Many say well that freckle cream jar could be from anyone. Yeah well how many women were on a deserted atoll in the south pacific?
     

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    Interesting find Harrison. Just my opinion but if they did find her aircraft there would be those idiots who would still clame it was not hers just so they could argue.
     
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    Yeah I mean many people argue evidence like the Freckle cream and say it could be anyones...and its like "Oh yeah I'm so sure there were many women at an abandoned atoll in the southwest pacific in the 1930's."
     
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    Love the picture caption! Didn't know planes had fenders.
     
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    Interesting. Be nice to see what turns up after further examinations.
     
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    The Electra and Electra Jr. had wheel fenders on thier main gear...
     
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    Interesting potential development in an intriguing story.
     
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    I sure hope this mystery is solved one day. It really is one of the most intriguing of modern history.
     
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    Very interesting, it would be really amazing if they do solve it.
     
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    Agreed but it is so easy to jump to conclusions. A few scattered pieces of debris here and there are not proof, intriguing none the less
     
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    #11 FLYBOYJ, Aug 19, 2012
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    I'll buy it when I see a data plate.

    I just looked up where Nikumaroro Island is when compared to Howland Island. They were on top of Howland, I'm wondering if they actually had enough fuel to make it there based on their time in the air and their initial radio contact at Howland.

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    Yeah! Never looked at a map...what the hell?
     
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    There's an awful lot of water out there, and an awful lot of aircraft that were lost/shotdown out there during WWII. It could be anything. While the freckle cream is a potential clue, keep in mind that there were WAAFs and WAVES out in the pacific doing clerical and nursing work. Sometimes, they got rides in different aircraft as a way of giving them a diversion.
     
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    I'll wait and see what components they're able to recover. Do hope the mystery can be solved once and for all.
     
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    I was reading another article and it sounds like something out of a movie, they couldn't get to the wreck because a 20 foot poisonous sea snake was guarding the wreckage.
     
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    grenade over the side?
     
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    Thats what I was saying :lol:

    But then you'll get animal activists who will cause a stir if it were killed
     
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    And in this particular case, rightfully so...
     
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    Soooo...the snake ate Amelia, and spit out the freckle-cream jar like R2D2 in "Empire Strikes Back"?
     
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    #20 oldcrowcv63, Aug 22, 2012
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    Wrong Thread... I need those oldtimers pills
     
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