Danish WW2 Pilots

2nd Ltt. Palle Thomsen

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX L.F. (FN-J)

Date

22.02.45

Time

12:20 -14:30

Details

D.804. Escort to Bostons and Michells bombing railway station at MEPPEN. 30 Spitfires of 322, 331 and 332 Sqdrs. were airborne at 12.30 hrs. to provide escort to Bostons and Mitchells detailed to bomb railway station at MEPPEN. 10 a/c led by lieut. Tvedt participated in this operation. 2 a/c had to return to base without completing their task, owing to mechanical trouble. Rendezvous was made according to plan. Escort proved to be uneventful. The bombing appeared concentrated. All out a/c returned safely to base.

Source

AIR 27/1726

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