Finding Amelia

WEDNESDAY 29TH JUNE, 9.00PM

The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and to receive the u.S. Distinguished flying Cross, Amelia Earhart led an illustrious career as an American aviation pioneer. However, in July 1937, Amelia mysteriously vanished from the skies. Most people believe that she ran out of fuel and crashed into the sea, but one man is convinced she met a different fate. 

Finding Amelia follows ric Gillespie and his team as they travel to Nikumaroro, a remote Pacific island 350 miles from Amelia’s last known location. This is where they believe Amelia landed her plane, live and died as a castaway. On the verge of proving his theory, ric has uncovered compelling evidence on past expeditions but still lacks hard proof. 

Determined to discover the fate of this great aviatrix, ric has returned with the latest in scanning technology and an ambitious plan. Deploying an advanced submersible to search the island’s reef for wreckage from Amelia’s plane and combing the land for artefacts that may carry her DNA, the team continue their search for the solid evidence they need. Will ric, after 22 years of searching, solve one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time?

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