Danish WW2 Pilots

Fg Off. Otto Hjalmar Antoft

Unit

190 Sqn

Aircraft

Stirling Mk. IV , LJ824

Date

09.08.44

Time

23:35 -04:55

Details

16 aircraft took off for Occupied French Territory to drop 366 containers and 29 panniers. Eleven aircraft had successful sorties. The following were not successful. F/S Anderson had no reception signals. He was late at the D.Z. owing to engine trouble. He also encountered Flak. F/Lt. Gardiner encountered a JU88 which dived away after being fired at by F/Lt. Gardiners aircraft. P/O Ellis, F/O Brain, F/O Robertson & F/Lt. Gardiner had no reception signals. All aircraft returned safely to Base.

  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. Whitlock, L.I., W/Op.
  5. CAN, F/S. Thomas, V.C., A.G.
  6. Sgt. Hillyard, L.G. F/E

Source

AIR 27/1154

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