This is a large section of engine airframe or cowling still with heat resistant sacking attached.This aluminium section has ripped and bent by the impact of the crash it still has some black and gray paintwork on it the panel does have some dirt and muck on it from the recovery but has been cleaned and is perfect to display or any collection the size of the part is 15 inches long and 7 inches wide.This airframe section was recovered from Messerschmitt 110 of 3/ZG26 work number 3113 the plane was shot down on the 3rd of September 1940 and crashed at Canewdon in Essex. A very nice part from the famous battle of Britain and German Messerschmitt 110 and comes with a A5 laminated information sheet with crash photo in 1940
Messerschmitt 110 of 3/ZG26 work number 3113 the plane was shot down at 11.18am on the 3rd of September 1940 over Essex.
This Messerschmitt 110 was shot down by Hurricanes of Number 17 Squadron R.A.F during an attack on North Weald aerodrome. The plane crashed at Pudsey Hall Farm, Canewdon, near Rayleigh in Essex. The crew, Oberfeldwebel Gerhard Winker and Gefreiter Oskar Weiler baled out unhurt. Originally the subject of a major excavation in 1975 by the London
Air Museum the site was re-excavated in August 1986 by local enthusiasts and a lot more wreckage was discovered.
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