Was Amelia Earhart’s Plane Just Found in Nikumaroro Lagoon?

by Michael Ashmore

(Thanks to Chris Williamson at Vanished for the story lead)

New Apple Maps satellite images might just reveal Amelia’s lost Lockheed Electra 10E for the first time since disappearing on “Round The World Flight” July 2, 1937.

CHOWCHILLA, Calif., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As if right under our nose, an image suggesting Amelia Earhart’s plane is submerged at the Taraia spit in Nikumaroro lagoon. Formerly known as Gardner Island and believed to be the final resting place of the aviatrix. This slightly murky image found in 2021, may hold the location of the wreckage that’s been hidden away in its watery grave for more than eight decades. Possibly in better shape than expected, though being in two pieces. This time capsule could hold the clues to Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan’s disappearance on that fateful day.

In 2020 an object is discovered showing what maybe a large piece of plane wreckage exhibiting angles that are curiously consistent in size and shape to some aircraft parts… [Read More]

From the Ashmore website The Road to Amelia Earhart, “Our theory is that the aviators made landfall at Gardner Island shortly after Amelia’s last word… Seeing no safe place to land on the exterior beaches of island, he (Noonan) looked inward. Opting to ditch in the shallow water of lagoon towards a sand bank protruding outward from a sheltered cove area. We also assert that the weather, plus tidal movement covered up most of the plane in short order, making it virtually impossible for the U.S. Navy search planes to see any remains.”

Tell us in the comment section below what your thoughts and ideas are on the Ashmore theory.

Mike Ashmore spotted an anomaly while browsing Apple Maps of Nikumaroro Island

One Comment Add yours

  1. mad16@ecolecatholique.ca says:

    Now that is cool


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