Tempsford Stirling K208

Royal Air Force Badge

Location: Tempsford, 21st September, 1944

F/O A.J. Spencer - Pilot


Stirling Mk IV, K208, MA-X, took off from Tempsford at 1345 hrs on Belgian operation Osric 900. The aircraft swung on take off due to pilot error with the undercarriage collapsing. The aircraft was written off but crew escaped injury.

Details obtained from Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations & Associated Roll of Honour page 407.