Tempsford Whitley Z9244

Royal Air Force Badge

Tempsford, 22nd June 1942.

Sgt W. Smith - Pilot
F/Sgt Peterson - Pilot
Slt Sgt Clayton - Rear Gunner

Armstrong Whitworth Whitley

This plane, Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk.V Z9244 MA-P, took off from Tempsford at around 2300 on 22nd June 1942 but due to a faulty air speed indicator it crashed on take off. All of the crew survived.

Details obtained from Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations & Associated Roll of Honour page 41.