Danish WW2 Pilots

2nd Ltt. Palle Thomsen

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX L.F. , PK997 (FN-L)

Date

04.08.44

Time

15:20 -17:25

Details

12 a/c led by Major Gran, D.F.C. took off from base to act as close escort to Heavies. During take off 1 a/c experienced mechanical trouble and had to return to base. Bombing was not observed owing cloud. Slight inacc. heavy flak was thrown up from Dunkerque. All our a/c returned safely from base.

Source

AIR 27/1726

Note

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