RAF crew laid to rest 68 years after being killed in action

68 years after being shot down in the final days of World War Two, four pilots from Bomber Command were buried today. Their remains were discovered only two years ago, alongside the wreckage of their plane in northern Italy.

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For their families, it was a chance to finally said goodbye. Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports.

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WW2 bomber crew laid to rest

A Second World War bomber crew will finally be laid to rest in Italy today, 68 years after their aircraft crashed during operations.