Danish WW2 Pilots

Ob.ltn. Kaj Birksted

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire Vb , EN786 (FN-T)

Date

19.08.42

Time

06:10 -08:10

Details

Squadron were at 5-8000 feet and arrived over Dieppe anchorage at 0650 hrs.. Yellow section orbitted clockwise and Red and Blue sections anticlockwise as previously planned. Attacked by about 20 E/A (ME's and F.W.'s and dogfights started. From these combats Major Mehre claims one F.W. 190 destroyed and one probably destroyed. Capt. Birksted claims one F.W. destroyed and one ME. 109 probably destroyed. Ltn. Berg and Sgt. Spang also claim a F.W. 190 damaged.

Source

AIR 27/1724

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