Tempsford Halifax LK736

Royal Air Force Badge

17th May 1944 Great Barford.

F/Sgt W.M. Strathern - Pilot
F/O Victor Charles Carter RAF
F/Sgt D.W. Robertson
Sgt Harper
Sgt Dunning.

Handley Page Halifax.

Probably took off from RAF Tempsford. An aircraft crash landed at Great Barford on a training flight following an engine fire. The crew escaped but the aircraft was destroyed by fire. The aircraft was Halifax Mk V, LK736 of 138 Squadron. Flying Officer Carter was killed. No other details known.

Details obtained from Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations & Associated Roll of Honour page 225.