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  • Large engine bearing from inside an engine with some original colour from German Heinkel he 115 Seaplane number 3251 which crashed 15th August 1940 near Abroath in Scotland

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    This is a rare to find relic from a German Heinkel 115 seaplane which crashed in Great Britain .This is a lovely condition and complete engine bearing from inside an engine this is a large bearing which does not move but the very bit is it has some remains of the original shiny steel colour overall it has been very well cleaned and is pretty much rust free which has been treated in rust remover it is still nice and solid and is perfect for display or any collection The part is 4 half inches wide in size and rare part to get from the UK.This part was recovered from German Heinkel he 115 Seaplane number 3251 which crashed 15th August 1940 near Abroath in Scotland and comes with a A5 laminated information card with crash site photos.

    German Heinkel He 115c work number 3251 at 4.04am on the 15th August 1940 the plane was dazzled by searchlights during sortie over Montrose and flew into the Ground at Faldiehill Farm near Arbroath.

    The plane S4+BH was from the 1./Küstenfliegergruppe 506 (Coastal Flying Group 506). The wreckage was discovered by a farm worker walking to work early in the morning the crew still in the aircraft were Oberfeldwebel R Holfert and Feldwebel P.Schroers both dead and Leutnant Zur See H-E Tonne captured severely injured but was still alive. Along with his dead comrades, Tonne was transported to hospital in Arbroath where he died shortly after. All three were subsequently buried at Arbroath East cemetery.

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