Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan over the Pacific in 1937, The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) is sponsoring the "Earhart Search 75" Symposium on June 1-3 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. The symposium will include plenary sessions and break-out groups on different aspects of the Earhart/Noonan mystery and approaches to their solution, including:
Why we continue to care about the mystery after 75 years
Status of research pertaining to TIGHAR's "Nikumaroro Hypothesis," including:
Analysis of radio messages received after the disappearance
Tidal conditions on Nikumaroro during the week following the disappearance
Forensic photographic research results
Historical and oral historical research results
Archaeological research results, terrestrial and underwater
Analysis of artifacts, faunal remains, and other recovered data
Plans for deep-water search off Nikumaroro for Earhart's airplane
Plans for further terrestrial archaeological research at the possible site of Earhart's demise
Status of investigation of alternative hypotheses
A final answer to the mystery: approaches, challenges, solutions.
For further information please visit TIGHAR's website at www.tighar.org.