his is a rare section of airframe from this very famous aircraft there is not much about.This is a larger size clean aluminium airframe tubed structure section it is a nice clean structure part with some of its original green paintwork fairly clear to see it still retains a lot of original colour it has ripped and bent by the impact of the crash it is in lovely clean condition and is perfect for display or any collection and is 15 inches long and 1 half inches wide.The part comes with 2x A5 laminated information cards.The part comes from RAF Hurricane L1816 which shot down by either a Messerschmitt 110 or return fire from German Heinkel bombers on the 29th May 1940 near Narvik Invasion of Norway.
Nine RAF Hurricanes were up on patrol near Narvik when they met a big force of 26 Luftwaffe bombers approaching Vestfjorden. Pilot Officer Neville Lavis Banks and Flying Officer Jack W Lydall attacked three Heinkel 111’s, north of Lødingen. Two of the Heinkels were shot down with one Heinkel crash-landed at Ulvsvag on Hamarøy. The other one, shot down by Lydall, made a forced landing at Skogvollmyra. Both Hurricane pilots were also shot down and killed. Banks Hurricane crashed into Skjæringstad river at Strand in Lødingen. Lydall was shot down by either a Messerschmitt 110 or Metzkes Heinkel 111 bomber. The Hurricane crashed at Tjeldøya.
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