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CBS Correspondent Investigates Possible Remains of Earhart, Noonan

Nov. 24, 1961 - Bone fragments and teeth exhumed from shallow graves on Saipan Island arrived in San Francisco by plane today for scientific examination to determine if they may be the remains of Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan (pictured). The fragments were taken from two graves by a radio newsman, Fred Goerner, a correspondent for CBS. He has been interested in the disappearance of the woman flier and her navigator during their attempt to fly around the world in 1937. Mrs. Earhart and Mr. Noonan disappeared while flying from New Guinea to Howland Island. Mr. Goerner said he was led to the graves by reports of natives that an American woman flier and her male companion had been buried there. He said doctors on Saipan had identified the bones and teeth as belonging to a male and female Caucasian.


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