Amelia Earhart

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Noun1.Amelia Earhart - first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928)Amelia Earhart - first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
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1937: Amelia Earhart Putnam, American aviator, and co-pilot Fred Noonan were lost near Howland Island in the Pacific.
1937: American aviator Amelia Earhart Putnam and her co-pilot, Fred Noonan, were lost near Howland Island in the Pacific during their attempt to fly round the world.
On board were Amelia Earhart Putnam and her navigator, Frederick Noonan, engaged in an around-the-world flight that had begun in Oakland, Calif.