Danish WW2 Pilots

Fg Off. Niels Erik Westergaard

Unit

619 Sqn

Aircraft

Lancaster B III , JA867 (PG-X)

Date

07.10.43

Time

20:37 -03:16

Details

The primary target, STUTTGART, was attacked and bombed from 20,600-ft. at 0009 hours. Weather conditions: 9/10ths. cloud. The target was identified by red, and green T.I.'s, bombs being dropped in centre of green T.I.'s- Red glow seen on cloud as aircraft left target area. Photographic failure due to cloud and fire-tracks.

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. Cornish-Underwood, H.
  7. Sgt. Forrester, J.

Source

AIR 27/2131

Note

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