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B-29 Frozen in Time

An abandoned B-29 bomber in Greenland is brought back to life after more than 50 years.

Premiered: Runtime: 53:54Topic: Military + EspionageMilitary & EspionageNova

NOVA accompanies famed test pilot Darryl Greenamyer and his intrepid crew on a perilous mission to repair and re-fly a B-29 bomber stranded on the Greenland icecap since 1947. In the face of incredible hardships, the team struggles to bring the old warbird back to life.

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