Amelia Earhart, 1930 Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. When attempting to circle the globe in her plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. She was 41 years old when her plane disappeared.
historical newspaper story about amekia earhart flying over the atlantic
American aviatrix Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937) with her navigator, Captain Fred Noonan, in the hangar at Parnamerim airfield, Natal, Brazil, June11, 1937. Together they are attempting a circumnavigation of the globe. (Agency reference - 3308131)
Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in but it was her mysterious disappearance in the Pacific during an attempt to fly around the world in 1937 that cemented her place in the history books. On July