Fred Noonan

Fred Noonan

Frederick Joseph "Fred" Noonan (April 4, 1893 – missing July 2, 1937, declared dead June 20, 1938) was an American flight navigator, sea captain and aviation pioneer who first charted many commercial airline routes across the Pacific Ocean during the 1930s. He was last seen in Lae, New Guinea, on July 2, 1937, and disappeared with Amelia Earhart somewhere over the Central Pacific Ocean during the last leg of their attempted round-the-world flight.

Read more about Fred Noonan:  Early Life, Maritime Career, Navigator For Pan Am, Earhart World Flight and Disappearance, Popular Culture

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