U.S. aircraft history buffs are quite hopeful about solving the riddle ofcase after tiny bones along with artefacts from the 1930s have been found on a remote Pacific Island, Nikumaroro Island. Researchers at the University of Oklahoma are trying to extract DNA from tiny bone fragments by further tests so that they may reveal the fate of pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart.
The bone fragments were found near where famed Amelia Earhart and her navigator,, are believed to have vanished in 1937, when Earhart was trying to become the first woman to fly around the world.
The string of new evidences in Amelia Earhart's case includes three bone chips, some shoe fragments, and bottle containing traces of lanolin and oil. It has been suggested that Amelia Earhart and Noonan may have landed on a reef beside the island and tried to survive for some days near the island, as remains of small fires with bird and fish bones, and empty oyster shells were found.
The mystery of disappearance of Amelia Earhart, who was declared dead in 1939, has fascinated many for generations, as she was considered a celebrity in her time because of her exploits and beauty.