PeekYou is a people search engine site that lets you find and connect with those that matter most. It lets you discover the people most important and relevant to your life. PeekYou only displays public web content and always respects requests for privacy. See Privacy Pledge.
Shows Good Morning America. World News Tonight. This Week. The View.
Born in Atchison, Kansas , Earhart developed a passion for adventure at a young age, steadily gaining flying experience from her twenties. In , Earhart became the first female passenger to cross the Atlantic by airplane accompanying pilot Wilmer Stultz , for which she achieved celebrity status. In , piloting a Lockheed Vega 5B , Earhart made a nonstop solo transatlantic flight , becoming the first woman to achieve such a feat. During an attempt at becoming the first female to complete a circumnavigational flight of the globe in in a Purdue-funded Lockheed Model E Electra , Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island. The two were last seen in Lae , New Guinea , on July 2, , on the last land stop before Howland Island and one of their final legs of the flight.