This is large internal engine electrical part the outer case only non of the internal electrical parts are still in place.The part with many maker stamps and part numbers on it very clear to see also has maker label attached but not complete it has some impact damage from the crash but noting to bad but also has some fire damage when the plane exploded and a section of case is missing because of this the part is in fantastic condition still retains a lot of original colours and is in nice solid condition the part has been very nicely cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection it stands 6 inches long.The part comes from German Heinkel 111 bomber shot down and crashed on the 16th August 1940 during the battle of the Britain.A very nice part from the famous battle of Britain and German Heinkel 111 bomber perfect for display and comes with a A5 laminated information sheet.
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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