Danish WW2 Pilots

Ob.ltn. Kaj Birksted

Unit

332 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX , BS458 (KB)

Date

30.08.43

Time

18:15 -19:55

Details

Ramrod S.14. The Wing took off to act as High Cover on this operation. The Wing swept St. Omer and as far Bethune. No e/a were sighted, but Spitfires were observed at 30,000 feet. Houses were seen on fire as well as part of the forest d'Èperleleques. The Squadron returned to base without incident.

Source

AIR 27/1728

Note

ORB indicates aircraft as BS548, but this is likely be an error as BS458 was 132 W/C mount during this period.

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