This is a rare airframe part from Messerschmitt 262 jet plane lost in action.This Messerschmitt me 262 jet plane of 1/KG51 was shot down on the 13th January 1945 and crashed at Giebelstadt in Germany.This is a metal frame section of main airframe structure still with a section of aluminium airframe attached the section has some original black paintwork clear to see it still retains a lot of its original colours it has ripped and bent when the plane crashed but is very solid and is not braking up or falling apart it has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection and is 21 inches long.The part comes with A5 information laminated sheet and are a very nice relic from the very famous jet fighter and rare to get such a large relic.
Messerschmitt me 262 jet plane of 1/KG51 shot down on the 13th January 1945 by US P-51 Mustang the pilot was Unteroffizier Alfred Farber was killed the plane crashed at Giebelstadt in Germany.
The jet plane was attacked by US P-51 Mustang of the 55th fighter group flown by Lieutenant Walter J Konantz it was his 4th kill he was on a fighter Sweep over Bad Nauheim and Mannheim. As the Mustang circled Giebelstadt airfield he caught the me262 easily as he was in a medium turn and he hit the jet with a long burst of fire from 200 yards the jet was hit near the port engine the plane then made a diving turn straight in to the ground about half a mile from the airfield.
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