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Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified

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The rivet pattern and other features on the 19-inch-wide by 23-inch-long Nikumaroro artifact matched the patch and lined up with the structural components of the Lockheed Electra. TIGHAR detailed the finding in a report on its website. "This is the first time an artifact found on Nikumaroro has been shown to have a direct link to Amelia Earhart," Gillespie said.

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