CDNN :: Divers find B-29 bomber in Lake Mead, Nevada
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LAS VEGAS, Nevada (9 Aug 2002) — A team of divers using advanced sonar and high-powered lighting has spotted a World War II-era B-29 bomber long hidden in the waters of Lake Mead.
B-29 "Superfortress" bomber
The Superfortress military plane crashed just over 54 years ago but is largely intact, divers said Friday.
The bomber took off from California on July 21, 1948 on a radiation measurement mission. It crashed into the lake and sank 300 feet to the bottom, though all five crew members were rescued...