This is a group of aluminium airframe sections and Engine pipework section and part of a engine bearing snapped.The parts have been nicely cleaned and retain some of there original colour and paintwork they all have been mounted in to a glass fronted box frame with plane and crash information and pictures the frame is 14 inches by 11 inches in size.The parts come from German Messerschmitt 410 of 16/KG2 the plane was on night intruder raid on London on the 23rd February 1944 when it was shot down by anti-aircraft fire crashed into the hillside at Andridge Farm in Radnage, Buckinghamshire the crash was witnessed at that time by a young Oliver Reed the famous actor. A very nice group of parts from the famous German Messerschmitt 410 bomber not many of which were shot down over the UK already to hang on the wall or stand on display.
Messerschmitt ME 410A of 16/KG2 the
plane was on night intruder raid on London on the 23rd February 1944
when it was shot down by anti-aircraft fire from battery S7 in Slough at 12.45.
The plane crashed into the hillside and field then exploded near Andridge Farm
in Radnage, Buckinghamshire
A.I.(k) Report states that the aircraft was observed approaching from the North at a low altitude. The engines were heard to rev up, and the aircraft suddenly dived into the ground and caught fire. There was no explosion, but the wreckage was spread over a wide area.
The crew Leutnant Felix Muller and gefreiter Karl Heinz Borowski were both killed. The aircraft impacted into a hillside narrowly missing the farmhouse roof. The farmhouse was being occupied at that time by a young Oliver Reed who would go on to be the famous actor and his nanny. He visited the crash site the following day and was quite traumatised by what he saw and in later life wrote about the crash in his autobiography. The crash site was excavated in October and November 1971 and again in the early 1990’s. Below a photo of the dig in 1971 and Oliver reed who saw the crash in 1944.
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