This is a radio part from the cockpit which is mag allow made and with electrical parts and connectors still attached. The part is damaged from being in the sea but it has been very well cleaned and has some of its original colour it is in nice solid condition it has slightly damaged by the impact of the crash but is perfect for display or any collection it is 6 inches long and 5 inches wide in size .The part is from German Junkers ju88A-1 bomber work number 3162 the plane was shot down by RAF fighters and crashed in to the sea off the Nore,Sheerness on the 18th September 1940 at 5.30pm during the battle of Britain.The part comes with 2xA5 laminated information cards.
The JU88 had one engine damaged by AA fire during a sortie to bomb Tilbury docks and then attacked by fighters. It was attacked by pilot officer H.P.Hill of NO 92 squadron also engaged by squadron leader D.R.S Bader of No 242 squadron and flying officer J.Kowalski and sergeant S .Paterek of NO 302 squadron.
The crew were Oberleutnant G.Fuchs believed bailed out but parachute fouled the tail plane and he was killed,Feldwebel.H.Stier bailed out in to the sea and was picked up by Motor torpedo boat and captured badly wounded,Obergefreiter P.Baumann also bailed out in to the sea and was picked up by the same boat and captured suffering shock,Gefreiter J.Fohlinger missing believed killed .
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