Danish WW2 Pilots

Fg Off. Otto Hjalmar Antoft

Unit

190 Sqn

Aircraft

Stirling Mk. IV , LJ824

Date

23.07.44

Time

01:20 -04:30

Details

16 aircraft were despatched with containters. F/O Eilgour went missing, the cause and place being unknown. F/O Le Bouvier received no reception at the D.Z. and did not drop. F/L Gibb found it impossible to drop owing to low cloud over the D.Z. All other aircraft succeeded.

  1. CAN, F/S Herger, R. B., Pilot
  2. CAN, F/O Antoft, O.H., Nav.
  3. CAN, F/O. MacDonnell, J.K., A/B
  4. CAN, F/S. Whitllock, L.I., WOP/Air.
  5. F/S. Hilliard, L.G., F/E
  6. CAN, F/S. Thomas, V.C., A.G.

Source

AIR 27/1154

Note

Operations S.A.S. Francis and S.O.E. Frederick. 16 aircraft took off between 23.00 hrs. and midnight for France to drop containers and some paratroops. All aircraft landed back at base with the exeption of J.882. F/O Kilgour. He had taken off at 23.28 hrs

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