Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart’s, study says

  • In a June 26, 1928 file photo, American aviatrix Amelia Earhart poses with flowers as she arrives in Southampton, England, after her transatlantic flight on the “Friendship” from Burry Point, Wales. Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes. Until somebody disproves the link, “the most convincing argument is that they are hers,” University of Tennessee anthropologist Richard Jantz said in a statement from the institution. (AP Photo, File)

NEW YORK — Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.

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