Tag Archive for Amelia Earhart

15 Credibility Street #21: Exaggerated and Unlikely Evidence

Follow up: Grand Canyon Creationist Update – NPS relents New Skeptoid episode on the case Fyre Fest Organizer arrested and Blink-182’s Matt Skiba Claims His ‘Witchy Ways’ Doomed Fyre Festival Tom DeLonge’s Sekret Machines News items: Amelia Earhart dubious photo History Channel documentary Extreme Tech regarding the Japanese theory. Debunked Slate: The “lost” Earhart photo was…

Discovery News gives Earhart researcher kudos for unverified claims

How completely ridiculous! Why give this guy any accolades at all? He’s found nothing verifiable. This seems par for the course for the news coverage of the Earhart mystery. Earhart-Searcher Ric Gillespie: DNews Person of the Year : Discovery News. Aviation researcher Richard Gillespie has spent decades investigating one of the 20th century’s most enduring mysteries:…

TIGHAR accused of racketeering in Earhart plane recovery project

Oh, this story just keeps giving and giving. Does this suit provide more evidence that TIGHAR is fishing for money? Aircraft group denies Wyoming man’s claim it withheld 2010 discovery of Amelia Earhart’s plane –  Newser. A Delaware aircraft preservation group denies a Wyoming man’s claim that it found pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart’s missing plane…

Did TIGHAR find Earhart’s plane? Possible possibilities are not very impressive

Don’t be fooled by the hyping headlines that they found the Earhart plane. Earhart expedition team says video possibly shows plane debris | Reuters. A team of researchers trying to solve the mystery of aviator Amelia Earhart’s 1937 disappearance said on Friday that underwater video from a Pacific island has revealed a field of man-made…

The search for Amelia Earhart’s plane ends with conflicting reports

In an update to this story, the search for Amelia Earhart’s plane has been called off. TIGHAR Ends Earhart Aircraft Search. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery has ended a much publicized search for Amelia Earhart’s aircraft after being stymied by technical issues and difficult underwater topography. “After discussion and analysis of the results…