Danish WW2 Pilots

2nd Ltt. Palle Thomsen

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX L.F. , PK997 (FN-L)

Date

26.07.44

Time

18:35 -21:05

Details

12 a/c led by Major Gran, D.F.C., took off from base to provide top cover to 24 Michells bombing fuel dumps near Fontainbleu. One of our a/c had to return after 10 min. flying as the droptank fell off. The escort was uneventful. Moderate acc. heavy flak south of Paris. All a/c returned to base.

Source

AIR 27/1726

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