Teacher, 38, dies before he can be flown home from Hungary holiday

A popular teacher at a school in Scunthorpe has died after falling ill on a half-term trip to Hungary.   

Karl Taylor, 38, who taught at Outwood Academy Foxhills in Lincolnshire, died on Saturday.

His death came after well-wishers raised £6,207 in six days when an appeal was launched by his family to bring him home so he could continue his treatment in Britain.

Mr Taylor flew from Luton Airport on February 12, intending to enjoy the sights and culture in the Hungarian capital of Budapest.

Karl Taylor (pictured), 38, who taught at Outwood Academy Foxhills in Lincolnshire, died on Saturday

Karl Taylor (pictured), 38, who taught at Outwood Academy Foxhills in Lincolnshire, died on Saturday

His family said that, at the time, he was suffering 'a bit of a cold' but was looking forward to the break.

On February 14, he was feeling worse, and attempted to fly back to the UK.

But he was told at the airport he was too ill and was

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