... it's their long lost brother who has been missing for 63 years.
Jeanne Pyle hopes she may finally find out what happened to her brother, who has been missing since his military plane crashed during World War II.The frozen airman was ...
She believes there's a chance that the well-preserved remains of an airman found this month in a Sierra Nevada glacier were those of her brother.
Pyle, 85, remembers her brother, Cadet Ernest Munn, as a handsome, 6-foot-4 man with blond hair and blue eyes. He was among four airmen who died when their navigational training plane crashed after leaving a Sacramento, California, airfield in November 1942. None of the members of that flight was ever found.
flown Monday to Hickam Air Force Base on Oahu, Hawaii, where [he] is being examined at the Joint POW-MIA Accounting Command for identification.I do hope Mrs. Pyle and her sister don't get their hopes so high that they suffer more grief if the body is not that of their brother.
"It would be exciting, in a sad way," said Pyle, who recalled last seeing her brother at a party on his 21st birthday, days before he enlisted in the Army. "We've been living with an empty feeling for so long. It would be nice to finally resolve this."Lord, You deal with this situation and bring joy to some family, somewhere, even it is not Mrs. Pyle's brother.