Danish WW2 Pilots

Fg Off. Otto Hjalmar Antoft

Unit

190 Sqn

Aircraft

Stirling Mk. IV , LJ895

Date

12.08.44

Time

23:45 -06:00

Details

Fifteen aircraft took off between 2200 hrs. and midnight for Occupied French Territory to drop 101 containers, 11 panniers, 2 packages and 96 paratroops. F/L Gardiner, S/L Gibbs and F/O Bebarfald did not drop owing to reception signals at the D.Z. All other aircraft were successful.

  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. Sgt. Hilliard, L.G. F/E
  6. CAN, F/S. Thomas, J.C., A.G.
  7. Sgt. Palmer, -

Source

AIR 27/1154

Note

Operation S.A.S. Fifteen aircraft took off for France between 2200 hours and midnight, to drop paratroops and containers. They all landed at base after having been airborne for approximately 7 hours. (Form 540)

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