Weekly Clipper Clip #18: The Gold Nugget

Our last ‘Weekly Clipper Clip’ ends with Steven Murphy, Lead Investigator in the search for The Lost Clipper, who reminds us all that at the end of the day, it all comes down to helping the families of those lost souls to find their final resting place on U.S. soil. Steve Murphy worked in Miami…

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Happy New Year from The Lost Clipper

From our house to yours across the miles and globe… Guy, Jeff, Javier, Steve, and our newest contributor, Rodney Mitchell… we send our very best to you and your families.   We look forward to providing more information on our investigation in the coming year.  We hope this will be the most productive and revealing…

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Weekly Clipper Clip #17: Secrets

Does it all come down to secrets and lies?  Is that the main reason the M-130 Hawaii Clipper was hijacked? Javier Pena, Lead Investigator, talks about what may have been the early seeds of World War II. Peña’s early work for the DEA came as the international cocaine trade had begun to explode. In 1988,…

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Weekly Clipper Clip #16: An Expert’s Opinion

Dr. Vernon Grose, aviation expert and former NTSB member, tells his opinion simply and directly on what happened to The Lost Clipper. Per Wikipedia, Vernon Leslie Grose (born June 27, 1928) is an American author, professor, aerospace engineer, air disaster analyst, risk management expert, and former member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). In…

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…and then there is this…

As the bold headline in the Sunday Albuquerque Journal News Paper (Feb 5, 1939) shouts “Air Circles Baffled by Disappearance of Hawaii Clipper,” so goes our investigation.  In a reverse of how we normally give information to our readers – we have decided to post the  Page 7 article to better give the taste of…

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Traces Found of Lost Clipper

Thanks Jamie for your message and I too must keep an open mind as I have been at this for over 16 years and am susceptible to target fixation (tunnel vision).  Proof to another possible ending for the clipper may be found in the news papers from September 1938.  In one article from the Reno…

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The Hawaii Clipper breaks its silence at the Smithsonian

On Monday, April 8th, I had the honor and privilege of speaking about the Hawaii Clipper to the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Aviation Historical Society at the Smithsonian Udvar Hazy Museum.  The time “flew” by but I think we had some excellent discussions about the mystery and the status of my research. Thank…

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