Danish WW2 Pilots

Ob.ltn. Kaj Birksted

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX , BS388 (FN-Z)

Date

09.11.42

Time

15:55 -17:20

Details

Rodeo 109. Crossed French coast at Sandgatte [ed., Sangatte] at 25.000 feet turning towards St. Omer and coming out at Dunkerque. Returned to Cap Gris Nez area where many e/a were seen, some engagements taking place. 4 F.W. 190's were unable to close. Though Yellow 3 fired a short burst head on at the first e/a. Yellow 2 attacked a F.W. 190, was able to get in two good bursts and claims it as a probably destroyed. All landed safely at base.

Source

AIR 27/1724

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