This is a Massive lump of heavy airframe structure which is part main airframe of the aircraft one of the large connector joints with original gray and black paint remains left on it and is in lovely clean condition. This very large part is about 10 sections all still connected with bolts and rivets some of the joints are rusty but still solid this is a rare bit of recognisable German bomber and to be such a size is so rare to find the section is 20 inches long and 15 inches wide.This airframe joint was recovered from German Dornier 17 bomber work number 2798 shot down on 15th November 1940 at 11.55pm by RAF night fighters the plane crashed at Latton Priory near Harlow. A very nice part from the famous battle of Britain and German Dornier 17 bomber perfect for display and comes with a A5 laminated information sheet with crash photo in 1940 and recovery photo in 1984.
Dornier Do17 bomber work number 2798 of 9/KG76. The plane was attacked by RAF night fighters and hit by anti aircraft fire during a raid on London at 11.55pm on the 15th November 1940.
The plane Crashed at Latton Priory Farm, Rye Hill, Harlow. The crew Leutnant .B.Wagner, Feldwebel .R.Grommer, Unteroffizier.W.Hockendorf,Feldwebel A.Haas and Gefreiter F.Heilig all the crew were killed in the crash. The plane of Kampfgeschwader 76) which was based in Cormeilles-en-Vexin in France. The pictures below are the crash site taken the following day after the crash and a photo of the recovery in 1984.
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