WWII B-29 Bomber at Bottom of Lake Mead

Mar 9, 2021

In 1948, a World War II bomber crashed into Lake Mead. After several attempts to find the plane, it was finally discovered in the early 2000s — still remarkably intact. But, what happens as water levels in Lake Mead drop? H2O Radio’s Frani Halperin reports.

Cockpit of B-29 bomber at the bottom of Lake Mead.
Credit National Park Service