North Korea hands over remains of RAF pilot

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North Korea has handed over the remains of a British pilot who died in the Korean War nearly 60 years ago.

The remains are believed to be those of RAF Flight Lieutenant Desmond Hinton whose plane was shot down.

British ambassador Peter Hughes received the fighter pilot's remains at a ceremony in the demilitarised zone.

A spokesperson for the Foreign Office confirmed that the remains had been handed over but was able to add few further details. ...

Following the established protocol for any remains of possible UN servicemen found in Korea, these remains will now be transferred to the Joint Prisoners of War, Missing in Action Accounting Command in the US for analysis.... 

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