Danish WW2 Pilots

Fg Off. Niels Erik Westergaard

Unit

619 Sqn

Aircraft

Lancaster B III , JA867 (PG-X)

Date

10.08.43

Time

22:12 -05:42

Details

The primary target, NURNBERG, was attacked and bombed from 18,500-ft. at 0133 hours. Weather conditions: 9/10ths. cloud at 10-11,000 ft. The target was identified by red T.I.'s., bombs being dropped between to red T.I.'s. Fires were burning well beneath cloud but bombing appeared to be rather scattered. Nickels were dropped. Photografic failure due to weather conditions.

Crew

  1. F/O McDonald, D.A.
  2. Sgt. Smale, R.F.
  3. P/O Westergaard, N. E.
  4. P/O Headlam, J. P.
  5. Sgt. Tyrie, W.R.
  6. Sgt. Meeghan, F.A.
  7. Sgt. Forrester, J.

Source

AIR 27/2131

Note

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