Write a News Story
Meet a Pioneer Pilot

Amelia Earhart Home

Back to Story List

Amelia Earhart's disappearance
By: Alexis M.
Texas, Age 12


The worlds first woman to almost complete a trip around the world has disappeared! yesterday,July 2, Amelia and Fred Noonan atempted a second time to fly around the world. They took off from Papua New Guinea for Howland Island. 24 hours into the flight Amelia's voice was picked up by a ships radio near the island, but the crew never arrived. President Roosevelt personally authorized nine navel ships and 66 planes to help search. 4,000 men searched the water and islands of the South Pacific, but Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan were never seen again.

Back to Story List