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Forensic dogs might help solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance

The bone-sniffing dogs are headed to search for missing pilot Amelia Earhart’s remains on a remote island
On July 2, 1937, celebrated aviator Amelia Earhart and co-pilot Fred Noonan vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean. Earhart was attempting to circumnavigate the globe for the second time when her Lockheed Electra disappeared on their way to Howland Island, an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. The U.S Navy and Coast Guard launched a search-and-rescue operation that lasted two weeks and involved nine vessels and 66 aircraft. It was “the largest and most expensive air and sea search in the history of America,” according to 80 years on, the American aviator’s disappearance is still an unsolved mystery. Now, an expedition has been organised by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) and Fred Hiebert, an archaeologist in residence at the National Geographic Society, to search for Earhart and Noonan’s remains. About the expedition The team will begin the six-day journey on June 24, travelling from Fiji to Nikumaroro, a remote island...