It’s the biggest air mystery since Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra vanished without a trace in 1937. As The Washington Post recalls, ““The inescapable conclusion is that shortly after 0843 IST, Earhart was forced to ditch the plane somewhere within 100 miles of Howland Island,” [Elgen] Long wrote in his 2009 book ‘Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved,’ the product of interviews with more than 100 witnesses, including radio operators who worked with Earhart.”
The case of the missing Boeing 777 airliner has commanded worldwide attention and vast amounts of speculation. Now 10 days since it vanished, the trail grows hot and cold by turns.
San Diego’s part of the search ended Tuesday when the Navy announced that the USS Kidd, a guided missile destroyer based here, would call off its helicopters after scanning 15,000 square miles of the Andaman Sea.
TV’s talking heads have had their say. What’s your theory?
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