The first female to fly solo across the Atlantic
Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. Her father was a lawyer for a railroad company. She lived with her grandparents and her sister until she turned 12, then she lived with her parents. She traveled to different cities for her dads work until he was fired for alcoholism. For a while, she worked as a nurses aid at a military hospital in Toronto, Canada.
In 1928, he became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic. In 1937, during her flight, she disappeared and was no where to be found. No one could 100% explain her disappearance, so she was declared dead July 2, 1937.
In 1921, Amelia saved up $2,000, and bought this plane. It was a 2 seated small experimental plane.
Earhart plane lost at sea
This is a newspaper that was released shortly after Earhart disappeared.
This is her route Earhart took on her final flight.
There are many conspiracy theories about what happened to Amelia Earhart. Some think she was a Japanese spy, and the crash was planned. There is another that she just crashed in the ocean and died. One other theory is that she became lost in the Bermuda triangle. No one has proved what happened, will the world ever know?
Where's Amelia Earhart?