• Funeral set for WWII pilot missing since 1944 crash

    10 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    An American pilot is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery more than 70 years after he crashed on a Pacific Island during World War II
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  • Funeral set for WWII pilot missing since 1944 crash

    Funeral set for WWII pilot missing since 1944 crash

    10 days ago - By National Post

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Second Lt. Robert R. Keown was piloting his P-38 aircraft to an airfield after a mission in 1944 when it crashed into a mountain in Papua New Guinea. World War II ended without Keown's family knowing what had happened to him, and the military later declared him dead.
    Decades later, a villager found human remains in a swampy area near the mountain. Another resident of the Pacific island snapped a photo of the rusted wreckage of a warplane years after that.
    With all those puzzle pieces finally assembled with the help of genetic testing, remains of the Georgia native and...
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