This is 5 Sections of airframe structure all aluminium made all different sizes mostly large sizes one has the heat resistant sacking on it from around one of the engines. All the airframe sections still have some original black and gray paintwork and still retain some there original colours they do still have some dirt and muck attached from the recovery they are in nice solid condition and have ripped and bent by the impact of the crash they have been nicely cleaned but would clean up more they are perfect for display or any collection and are 4-16 inches long in size. The parts come from German Heinkel 111 bomber shot down and crashed on the 16th August 1940 during the battle of the Britain. A very nice group of parts from the famous battle of Britain and German Heinkel 111 bomber perfect for display and comes with a A5 laminated information sheet with a picture of the crash site in 1940.
German Heinkel 111 bomber of 4/KG55 flown Hauptmann W.Sabler who was Staffelkapitan the plane was shot down at 4.55pm on the 16th August 1940 during the battle of Britain.
The plane was shot down by Pilot Officer A.V Clowes and Pilot officer G.E Goodman of Number 1 Hurricane Squadron during a mission to bomb Heathrow airfield also attacked by RAF spitfires of number 602 Squadron. The plane crashed with a full bomb load and with a tremendous explosion blasted a large crater in to the field at Upper Frithfold Farm in Northchapel near Petworth.None of the crew were able to escape the doomed bomber the crew were Hauptmann W.Sabler,Feldwebel E.Muller,Feldwebel W.Magerhans,Gefreiter A.Szymanowski and Unteroffizier E.Schmidtke were all killed only one of the crew could be identified Feldwebel E.Muller. The plane was excavated in 1973 by Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Group.
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