Twelve soldiers missing from WWII buried together at Arlington

(Photo: Gail Huff/ WJLA)

The remains of an airman from Landover were among those of twelve servicemen missing in action from World War II who were buried together at Arlington National Cemetery Thursday.

Staff Sgt. Claude G. Tyler, 24, Landover, Md., was buried with the remains of the entire crew in a single casket. Eight of the airmen were identified and buried as individuals during previous ceremonies. The airmen were in their 20s when they were killed and hail from across the country.

A flyover by a B-52 signaled the start of the burial with full military honors.