Whoa! Amelia Earhart may not have died from a crash-landing after all. The legendary aviator’s disappearance has been a mystery for 80 years, but a newly discovered photo from 1937 suggests a different outcome than previously believed.
The picture was found in a long-forgotten National Archives file and shows a woman who looks like Earhart and a man who resembles her navigator, Fred Noonan, on a dock in the Marshall Islands, NBC News reports.
Experts say the photo appears legitimate and undoctored and is believed to have been taken by a US spy. Now there’s speculation she was captured by the Japanese on the Islands then taken to Spain. For decades, locals claimed they saw her crash and later in captivity. Their stories could be true!
If you’re intrigued and want to know more, check out the History channel special, “Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence,” airing Sunday!
See the photo below.
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