Hancock, P.A. (2009). Human Factors and Ergonomic issues involved in the disappearance and search for Amelia Earhart. Ergonomics in Design, 17(4), 19-23.
A reexamination of the final flight of Amelia Earhart points to some human factors/ergonomics issues that may well have played a role in the failure of the aircraft to make its rendezvous at Howland Island.