Danish WW2 Pilots

Ob.ltn. Kaj Birksted

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire Vb , EN786 (FN-T)

Date

20.08.42

Time

16:10 -17:50

Details

12 a/c from 331 Sqdn. took off for diversionary sweep. Rendevous at Bachy Head with 9 Defiants, then set course for Hardelot climbing to 28.000 feet. The Defiants were left before crossing the French coast, but the fighters continued making a wide left turn towards St. Omer crossing out over the French coast by Calais. No incidents. All a/c landed safely at base.

Source

AIR 27/1724

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