BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- A rare piece of American history sitting at the bottom of Lake Mead will again be open to scuba divers.
A B-29 Superfortress World War II plane crash landed in Lake Mead in 1948 and wasn't found again until 2002.
Public access to the crash site has been restricted for the past six years, but is now open again for a brief period.
Joel Silverstein and his dive crew have been given a special permit to give guided tours to this rare piece of American history.
"The B-29's were very important during World War II," said Silverstein. "They carried all the different bombs and a lot of people flew in them and they were the most popular and most used plane in World War II."
The dive site is about a 30 minute boat ride from Echo Bay near Overton, Nevada. The war plane has sat there for nearly 70 years and Silverstein says viewing the plane is like a trip back in time.