Ric Gillespie is head of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, which is based in Delaware. He says high-resolution video taken in July shows what appears to be a debris field of manmade objects in the waters off an atoll that is part of the republic of Kiribati (KEER-uh-bus).
Gillespie says the debris field is in the same area where an object that the group says could be a landing gear can be seen sticking out of the water in a 1937 photograph. That photo was taken shortly after Earhart and Fred Noonan disappeared on an around-the-world flight.
Gillespie says analysis of video from the July expedition is continuing.