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09/13/2012

Amelia Earhart: Der letzte Flug der Abenteurerin

Sie war das Idol von Apollo-Astronaut Neil Armstrong: die US-Flugpionierin Amelia Earhart. Vor 75 Jahren verschwand sie spurlos über dem Pazifik. Jetzt stieß eine Expedition auf geheimnisvolle Spuren der Abenteurerin.

von Bernhard Praschl

dapdFILE - In a March 10, 1937 file photo American aviatrix Amelia Earhart waves from the Electra before taking off from Los Angeles, Ca., on March 10, 1937. Earhart is flying to Oakland, Ca., where she and her crew will begin their round-the-world fligh

APIn this January 1935 photo provided by Matson Navigation Company Archives, Amelia Earhart studies maps and charts at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The historic Waikiki hotel is hosting an exhibition of rarely seen photographs taken of th

dapdFILE - In this undated photo, Amelia Earhart, left, and navigator Fred Noonan pose with a map of the Pacific showing route of their last flight in this undated photo. A $2.2 million expedition that hoped to find wreckage from famed aviator Amelia Earh

dapdFILE - In this undated photo, Amelia Earhart is shown. A $2.2 million expedition that hoped to find wreckage from famed aviator Amelia Earharts final flight is on its way back to Hawaii without the dramatic, conclusive plane images searchers were ho

ReutersThe reef at Nikumaroro, Republic of Kiribati, is pictured in this October 1937 photograph released on March 21, 2012. Scientists on March 20, 2012 announced a new search to resolve the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, saying fresh evidence from the

dapdFILE-- In a 1937 file photo aviator Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, pose in front of their twin-engine Lockheed Electra in Los Angeles prior to their historic flight in which Earhart was attempting to become first female pilot to circle

dapdFILE - An undated file photo shows American aviatrix Amelia Earhart. A $2.2 million expedition is hoping to finally solve one of Americas most enduring mysteries. What happened to famed aviator Amelia Earhart when she went missing over the South Paci

dapdA model of the Lockheed Model 10 Electra that Amelia Earhart was flying during an attempt to make a flight around the world in 1937 is shown in Atchison, Kan. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. A new theory has emerged based on a photo taken three month

ReutersRenowned U.S. pilot Amelia Earhart is pictured in this 1928 photograph released on March 20, 2012. Scientists on March 20, 2012 announced a new search to resolve the disappearance of Earhart, saying fresh evidence from a remote Pacific island may r

dapdFILE-- An undated file photo shows Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is meeting Tuesday March 20, 2012, with historians and scientists from The International Group for H

dapdFILE - In this undated photo, Amelia Earhart, the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by plane sits on top of a plane. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is wading into one of the 20th centuryís moduring ring mysteries: the fate erican avi

dapdFILE - In this Sept. 4, 1936 file photo, Amelia Earhart is talking with her husband George Palmer Putnam, right, and friends in New York, before taking off from Brooklyns Floyd Bennett field for Los Angeles in the Bendix Trophy race. Floyd Bennett Fie

dapdAn original, unpublished personal photo of Amelia Earhart dated 1937, along with goggles she was wearing during her first plane crash are seen Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Photos of aviator Earhart, who vanished o

dapdFILE - In this Jan. 14, 1935 file photo, Amelia Earhart climbs out of her plane at Oakland Airport in Oakland, Calif., after completing her 18 hour, 2,400 mile flight from Honolulu. Three bone fragments found on a South Pacific island could help prove

dapdFILE - In this May 22, 1932 file photo, a crowd cheers Amelia Earhart as she boards her single-engine Lockheed Vega airplane in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, for the trip back to London. Three bone fragments found on a South Pacific island could help

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