Danish WW2 Pilots

Ltn. Kjeld Rønhof

Unit

332 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX , BS255 (AH-T)

Date

15.02.43

Time

12:15 -13:50

Details

Circus 265. 11 aircraft of this Squadron, led by Major W.Mohr D.F.C. took off from North Weald together with 331(N) Squadron. W/Cdr. P.G.Jameson D.F.C. was leading the Wing which crossed the English coast at N. Foreland. Course was set, at sea level, for Dunkirk. Having flown on the deck for two minutes, the Wing started climbing and the French coast was crossed S. of Dunkirk at 15,000 feet. Nothing was seen of the Bostons which were going to bomb the docks at Dunkirk. The Win proceeded inland and makin a wide sweep to the starboard, reached St. Omer at 25,000 feet. The Wing now turned North and recrossed the coast S. of Ostende. There was no enemy reaction during this operation, and no flak experienced. The Squadron had landed by 1350 hours. Weather:- W. of Dunkirk/St. Omer - 6/10ths cloud up to 25,000 feet. E. of Dunkirk - 10/10ths cloud up to 23,000 feet.

Source

AIR 27/1728

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