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New clue found in Amelia Earhart mystery
US scientists claim to have vital new information about disappearance of legendary aviator.
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2012 20:30

The fate of Amelia Earhart, the most famous female pilot in aviation history, remains a mystery 75 years after her disappearance during what would have been a record-breaking around-the-world flight.

A new clue in the Pacific Ocean may shed light on a question that has loomed since 1937.

Al Jazeera's Mark Orchard reports.

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