History Detectives

Amelia Earhart Plane

Clip: Season 7 Episode 6 | 17m 30s

1937: Amelia Earhart's airplane disappears. For decades historians have debated how and where the aviator disappeared. Less scrutinized is an accident she had four months earlier. Did that crash somehow contribute to Earhart's disappearance? History Detectives investigates whether a piece of metal is from the missing plane.

Aired: 07/26/09

Rating: TV-G

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