Relatives gather for WW2 pilot's funeral

Relatives of a World War Two pilot who was found dead in Lincolnshire have gathered in America for his funeral. Second Lieutenant Charles Moritz was killed in a mid-air crash near Faldingworth in 1944. His remains were accidentally found by aircraft enthusiasts last year.

A funeral with full military honours has been held in the 20 year old's home town of Effingham, Illinois. Among the mourners was one of the team from the Lincolnshire Aircraft Recover Group who found the pilot's remains.

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WWII pilot's funeral

The funeral of a World War Two pilot whose body was recently found in a field in Lincolnshire has taken place in his home town in America. Second Lieutenant Charles Moritz died following a mid-air collision during a training flight in 1944.