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Amelia Earhat and Fred Noonan dissappear over the Pacific Ocean
By: Makenzie J.
Texas, Age 11


7/3/1937

Amelia and Fred are ready to fly after months of preperation. But a crash stops them dead in thier tracks as they take off from Hawaii in March, damaging Elactra 10Eand forcing her and her crew to give up. Two months later they try again, but this time eastward from Florida to California. They departed on June first, flying from Miami, across the Atlantic Ocean to Dakar, Senagal,in Africa, and then to India. A month later Fred and Amelia arrive in Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific, with 7000 miles to go. They take off July 2nd for Howland Island. President Roosevelt personally authrizes9 naval ships and 66 planes to help in search effort. Over 4000men comb the deep, dark, and dangerous watersand spooky islands of the south Pacific. But sadly and unfortunetley... Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan were never seen again.


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