BREAKING NEWS Chiefs win AFC championship, will play in Super Bowl LIV Full Story
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Panel chases Amelia Earhart's life, death

A panel of experts spoke about one of the greatest mysteries of the last 100 years.

Posted: Jul 21, 2018 11:45 PM

(ATCHISON, Ks.) A panel of experts spoke about one of the greatest mysteries of the last 100 years Saturday.

Amelia Earhart's hometown of Atchison hosts a festival on her birthday every year in July. This year, a panel of Earhart experts discussed the life and death of the legendary aviator at Benedictine College. Earhart disappeared some where over the Pacific in 1937 during a trip around the world. There is no shortage of theories about what happened to her.

Chris Williamson brought together a group of 17 experts to talk about Earhart's disappearance. 

"The moment we are at is about 12 years in the making," Williamson said.

Williamson started the Chasing Earhart Project, a case study focused on testing every hypothesis and theory about Earhart's final flight. The people behind that research made presentations. Then, the panel moderator opened up the floor for the researchers to debate each other's research.

Williamson said the panel is about more than solving a mystery. He said it's about bringing people hope.

Article Comments

Saint Joseph
Overcast
10° wxIcon
Hi: 16° Lo: 3°
Feels Like: -2°
Maryville
Overcast
wxIcon
Hi: 11° Lo: -1°
Feels Like: -8°
Savannah
Overcast
10° wxIcon
Hi: 12° Lo: 1°
Feels Like: -2°
Cameron
Scattered Clouds
wxIcon
Hi: 15° Lo: 3°
Feels Like: -8°
Fairfax
Overcast
10° wxIcon
Hi: 11° Lo: -1°
Feels Like: 2°
Snow showers will start just after rush hour on Monday morning and will taper off in the early afternoon. These will be on the lighter side and will only produce a dusting to maybe an inch. Highs will be in the middle to upper teens with winds out of the north. Temperatures will remain cold through the first half of the week but by midweek we could be seeing a slight warm up and another chance for some wintry precipitation.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

Community Events