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  • Large group of engine parts nicely cleaned from German Heinkel He 111 bomber work number 2720 shot down on the 31st August 1940 it crashed at Swires Farm at Capel in Surrey

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    This is a large group of engine parts which are heat resistance sacking, mount parts, pipework section, rubber seal and radiator parts. They have been nicely cleaned but still have some dirt attached they are in nice solid condition and retain a lot of original colour they are perfect for display or any collection they are 3-16 inches long in size and very rare to get such large bits of German battle of Britain German bomber. The parts come from German Heinkel He 111 bomber work number 2720  it was shot down on the 31st August 1940 the plane crashed and exploded at Swires Farm at Capel in Surrey. The group comes with 2xA5 laminated information sheets with photo taken at the time. 

    German Heinkel He 111 work number 2720 the plane was engaged to attack Farnborough but was intercepted and rammed over Reigate by RAF Hurricane of Number 79 squadron was flown by pilot officer E.J. Morris.

    The plane crashed and exploded at Swires Farm at Capel in Surrey at 11.12 am on 30th August 1940.Oberfeldwebel W.Horing and Oberfeldwebel G.Stahlberg also Gefreiter doctor K.Heimel were all killed Hauptmann R.Bass staffelkapitan bailed out and captured badly hurt and Oberleutnant P.Frohlisch captured unhurt.The site was visited twice by investigators in 1976 and again in 1979.

    Pilot Officer E.J.Morris a South African from No 79 Squadron was flying Hurricane P3203 when he rammed this Heinkel baled out and returned to duty but wounded the following day on August 31st 1940 when he was forced to crash land his plane. His Hurricane P3877 was badly damaged by ME 109s in action over Biggin Hill he returned to base wounded.

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