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  • Glass framed very rare red painted airframe sections from aircraft insignia the roundel or markings from RAF Lancaster Number NG447 GI-U shot down on the 9th April 1945 attacking kiel Harbour and sinking battleship Admiral Scheer

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    This is a nice glass framed rare pair of parts which are 2 aluminium airframe parts with original red paintwork from the aircrafts insignia either the roundel or red stamped markings The parts have been nicely cleaned and retain a lot of there original colour they all have been mounted in to a glass fronted box frame with plane and crash information and pictures the frame is 10 half inches by 10 half inches in size.The parts are from RAF Lancaster Mark I Number NG447 GI-U from number 622 Squadron the plane was shot down on the 9th April 1945 attacking kiel Harbour and sinking battleship Admiral Scheer 

    RAF Lancaster Mark I Number NG447 GI-U from number 622 Squadron the plane was shot down on the 9th April 1945. By German night fighter attacking kiel Harbour and sinking battleship Admiral Scheer.

    The Lancaster took off from RAF Mildenhall at 19.34pm part of a 300 bomber raid on Kiel Harbour the resulting operation caused severe damage to the yard and buildings and also hit by five tallboy bombs and capsized the battleship Admiral Scheer. The Lancaster was shot down at 22.40pm and crashed at Dorphof 6km SSE of Kappeln near Kiel. The crew F/L L.A.S Hodge, F/S S.G Taylor, F/S W.M.L Green RCAF, F/O G.W Gell RCAF, F/O A.S Seymour, SGT W.E Lewis, SGT W.A Parsons.A ll were killed apart from W.E Lewis was taken prisoner. All the crew that were killed are buried in Kiel war cemetery. Below photos of Admiral Scheer and the ship capsized in Kiel Harbour after the attack and 622 squadron Lancaster bomber.

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