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Simon Brown of Deep3D.
A team of divers have launched a bid to finally solve the 50 year mystery surrounding an unqualified pilot who stole a huge military aircraft which them disappeared in the English Channel.
In May 1969, Paul Meyer, an American Air Force mechanic at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, stole a Hercules C-130 transportation plane in a bizarre and deluded effort to fly home to the US.
The aircraft disappeared from radar screens an hour after he managed to take off and wreckage was later found off the Channel Island of Alderney.
There were suggestions that the plane was shot down by the RAF