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  • Glass framed air frame sections, structure section, engine oil pipework section and pipework end off of a Junkers Ju88 A-1 S/D 18/09/1940

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    These are glass framed air frame sections, a structure section, engine oil pipework and a pipework end off of a Junkers Ju88 A-1, work number 3168. The plane was shot down by RAF Hurricanes on the 18th of September 1940 at 17:40pm. The size of the frame is 12 inches by 14 inches.

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    Junkers Ju88 A-1 work number 3168 and code 3Z+FT of Unit: 9 Staffel/Kampfgeschwader 77.

    This aircraft was engaged by Hurricanes of No.310 Squadron following bombing attack on London railway targets.
    Attacked by various pilots including F/O S. Fejfar, F/S M. Jiroudek, Sgt E. M. C. Prchal, Sgt R.Puda and possibly also P/O V. Bergman, and starboard engine set on fire.The Ju88 was shot down by RAF Hurricanes on the 18th September 1940 at 17:40 near Vange Creek, Pitsea Marshes, Basildon, Essex.The crew were

    Pilot: Feldwebel Otto Wahl Killed (Born 26.02.1912 in Berleburg.)

    Observer: Feldwebel O. Graf Baled out wounded POW

    Radio/Op: Gefreiter Hans Buschbeck Killed (Born 17.04.1917.)

    Gunner: Gefreiter Paul Lesker Killed (Born 30.08.1916.)

    The photos below are of the crash site taken that days with school boys souvenir hunting and of the planes recovery on 9th October 1979.