Disappearing mysteriously over the Pacific Ocean at the age of 39 did nothing to diminish Earhart's fame as a great female pilot. She was declared dead two years later, but in over a hundred years, the wreckage of her plane was never found
Iconic Images Of Women Throughout History - Amelia Earhart, 1928 Amelia Earhart – disappeared July was an American aviator and the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic. She disappeared during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe in
Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.