Gulf treasure hunters went looking for gold, found lost military plane
- On 21/07/2008
- In Airplane Stories
From Naples News
They sound like treasure hunters. HammerHead. Fiberglass Bob. Caucasian Tim. And they talk like them, too. The grizzled salts and the young ones, too.
I believe the gold’s out there,” said Jake Wicburg, the 14-year-old son of Capt. Tim (not Caucasian Tim) Wicburg.
And is he going to be the one who finds it ? “Oh yeah,” he says.
The plane’s there and the gold’s there,” the elder Wicburg said. “I’ll be looking for it for the rest of my life.
When a young Timmie Wicburg snagged a piece of an airplane on a fish hook in 1990, he had heard the stories. So had his dad, the late Capt. Jim Wicburg.