This is a very nice group of parts from German bomber the very first shot down in the battle of France by the RAF the first one since 1918.This group of parts are nice clean airframe and engine parts still retain there original colours and are in very good condition they have been cleaned and have ripped and bent by the crash.The parts have been mounted in to a glass fronted box frame with information sheet and photos the size of the frame is 13 inches by 10 inches. The part is from German Dornier 17 bomber shot down on the 30th October 1939 over France.The parts are a very nice relic and very rare to find from the Battle of the France being the first aircraft lost by the Germans.
Dornier 17 bomber of 2.[f]/123 was on photo reconnaissance mission south west of Toul in France when it was shot down by RAF Hurricanes of 1 squadron at 2.45pm on the 30th October 1939.
The Dornier was shot down by RAF pilot officer Boy Mould of number 1 squadron the plane crashed at 2.45pm at Traveron North of Sauvigny. This was the first German aircraft shot down over France by the RAF since 1918 and the first during the air war over France. The whole crew was killed they were Staffelkapitan Hauptmann B.Von Normann, Oberleutnant H.Heisterbergk and Feldwebel F.Pfeuffer.
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