Earhart at the controls of her Lockheed Model 10 Electra. Photo: AFP

Amelia Earhart’s disappearance: a tiny Pacific atoll and its smoking gun

  • Earhart, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, vanished on a 1937 attempt to fly around the globe
  • Theories have abounded as to her fate, but an American organisation believes it has found the answer hidden in decades-old 16mm film footage
Topic |   Aviation

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Earhart at the controls of her Lockheed Model 10 Electra. Photo: AFP
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Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall never expected to still be in Japan 24 years after he first arrived, but he quickly realised its advantages over his native London. He lives in Yokohama with his wife and children and writes for publications around the world.