Danish WW2 Pilots

Ltn. Kjeld Rønhof

Unit

332 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX , BS249 (AH-R)

Date

13.04.43

Time

11:45 -13:30

Details

Ramrod 50. W/Cdr. P.G.Jameson D.S.O., D.F.C. was leading the Wing which was to act as Fighter Echelon for 6 Whirli-bombers attacking the Bruges Marshalling Yards. 331(N)Squadron was flying on the bottom. The Wing set course for Walcheren keeping below 500 feet until 1213 hours when they started to climb. When over Walcheren, the Win turned S.E. flyin at 25,000 feet and made 2 wide orbits in the Walcheren area, the first to starboard and the second to the port. e/a were reported in the Flushing area at 26,000 feet but although a cloomb was made to 28,000 feet nothing was seen. Six bursts of what appeared to be marker flak was seen in the Flushing area. After two orbits the Wing set course for base and landed without further incident. Wheather:- Mainly clear from English coast to mid North Sea and then 10/10ths cloud from 3-5,000 feet which extended inland over Belgium and France. Clear over Flushing with 5/10ths cloud at 5,000 feet.

Source

AIR 27/1728

Note

Se Rønhof (1996), p 52

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