Danish WW2 Pilots

2nd Ltt. Palle Thomsen

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX L.F. (FN-F)

Date

11.04.45

Time

11:36 -13:25

Details

D.379. Escort to 24 Mitchells bombing Rotenburg M/Y. 8 a/c of 331 Sqdr., led by major Ringdal, were airborne at 11.38 hrs on this operation. Rendezvous was carried out according to plan over Osnabruck 12.05 hrs. The bombers approached their target at 10/14000 ft and the bombing appeared concentrated, but the main portion of them fell slightly to the South of the M/Y. No opposition was encountered and all our a/c returned safely to base without incident.

Source

AIR 27/1726

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