Danish WW2 Pilots

2nd Ltt. Palle Thomsen

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX L.F. (FN-L)

Date

23.08.44

Time

07:10 -08:15

Details

12 a/c took off from base for Anti-Midget Patrol in the Gabourg-Le Havre area. Patrol uneventful and both a/c returned safely to base. At the same time 10 a/C led by major Gran, D.F.C. took off to carry out an armed recco. Only few vehicles observed. 1 a/c experienced mechanical trouble and had to return to base. Another was detailed to its escort. All a/c returned to base. The armed recco covred Dieppe-Rouen-Neuchatel.

Source

AIR 27/1726

Note

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