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The National Park Service Wants To Protect The B-29 Bomber At The Bottom Of Lake Mead

A National Park Service Submerged Resources Center diver assesses the B-29 in 2013. (Brett Seymour/NPS Submerged Resources Center)
A National Park Service Submerged Resources Center diver assesses the B-29 in 2013. (Brett Seymour/NPS Submerged Resources Center)

A World War II-era plane was on a scientific mission when it crashed into Lake Mead, the massive reservoir on the Arizona-Nevada border. The B-29 aircraft was discovered in 2003.

As Frani Halperin of H2O Radio reports, the National Park Service is taking steps to protect it.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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