Pilot: Pilot Officer Wreford William George Smith DFC, RAFVR
Seargent Lamont- 2nd Pilot
Flight Seargent Ward - Navigator
Whitley Mk V, BD228, MA-S crashed on its return to Temspford after the Operation LUCKYSHOT 8 / GRANTHAM I to Belgium on 22nd October 1942. The pilot, P/O Wreford William George Smith DFC, RAFVR was killed, and F/Sgt Ward - Navigator and Sgt Lamont the 2nd Pilot, were both injured.
Details obtained from Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations & Associated Roll of Honour page 54.