This is a large section of underbelly airframe panel from Messerschmitt 109E. The panel which is recognisable with the distinctive panel which has ripped, smashed and bent by the impact of the crash but is in lovely clean condition for a recovered relic which retains a lot of original colour the part is 18 inches long by 9 half inches wide in size. This part was recovered from German Messerschmitt 109 which was shot down on the 13th May 1940 over Holland and crashed in Oostmiddelweg in the Netherlands during the German invasion. A very nice and unusual parts from a Messerschmidt 109 lost during the German invasion of the West very early in the war. The parts are perfect for display or any collection and comes with a A5 laminated information sheet.
Messerschmitt BF 109 E-3 shot down on the 13th May 1940 by RAF fighters over the Netherlands during the German invasion of the West.
The plane was shot down in combat with Spitfires of No 66 squadron and Defiants of N0 264 squadron the plane was abandoned west of Dordrecht. The plane crashed in flames at Oostmiddelweg near Numansdorp in the Netherlands at 6.00am that day the pilot Leutnant K.Borris he baled out and was captured unhurt .He was taken pow by the Dutch army but was released after the surrender of The Netherlands.
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