Tempsford Lysander R9106

Royal Air Force Badge

Location: Tempsford, 16th May, 1943

F/Lt Jack Edward E. Bartrum RAFVR


This image is of a Westland Lysander at the Shuttleworth collection, taken by me July 2018.

Lysander Mk III, R9106, MA-K stalled on landing at Tempsford, on 16th May 1943 after a training flight during which the aircraft developed technical problems. The aircraft burst into flames on impact and the pilot later died. He is buried at St Lawrence Churchyard, Ventnor, United Kingdom. Click on his name at the top of the page for more information.

Details obtained from Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations & Associated Roll of Honour page 91.