This is a Massive lump airframe structure section which is part main airframe of the aircraft with original green paintwork it is in clean condition. This very large part is about 4 sections all still connected with rivets the aluminium frame is still very solid not braking up and has been nicely cleaned perfect for display or any collection and to be such a size is so rare to find the section is 30 inches long and 9 inches wide.This airframe section was recovered from German Dornier 17 bomber work number 4200 shot down on 15th September 1940. A very nice part from the famous battle of Britain and German Dornier 17 bomber shot down on the most famous day of the battle and it comes with a A5 laminated information sheet.
Dornier Do17 bomber work number 4200 shot down by RAF fighters at 2.30pm 15th September 1940.
This plane of 5/KG3 was on the mass bomber raid on London the largest during the Battle of Britain.it was intercepted and Shot down by RAF Hurricanes of 605 squadron the Dornier was rammed by Pilot Officer T.P.M Cooper-Slipper during the attack. The plane was abandoned by the crew and Crashed on fire and exploded in Widehurst Woods Marden in Kent.
The crew of the Dornier were Oberfeldwebel H.Howind bailed out and was captured at Widehurst also Oberfeldwebel H.Hobel and Feldwebel E.Zimmermann both bailed out and were captured unhurt landing at Cannon Farm in Marden.
On Sunday, 15 September 1940, the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack against London in the hope of drawing out the RAF into a battle of annihilation. Around 1,500 aircraft took part in the air battles which lasted until dusk. The action was the climax of the Battle of Britain. This day is now known as Battle of Britain Day and is the most famous day of the battle.
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