This is a nice and rare large section of aircrew rubber dinghy remains from the cockpit of a battle of Britain German fighter bomber. This section of dinghy which still has is air inflation pipe which still retains original colours yellow and black still very clear to see the section has been nicely cleaned it is 17 inches long and 14 inches wide it is still very solid not braking up or falling apart and is perfect for display or any collection and very rare to get this sort of thing from a battle of Britain German aircraft. This section of dinghy comes from German Messerschmitt 110 from 2/ZG26 work number 3309 shot down on the 2nd of September 1940 and crashed near the village of Birling in Kent. A very rare cockpit relic from the famous battle of Britain and German Messerschmitt 110.The item comes with a A5 laminated information sheet with pictures.
Messerschmitt 110 from 2/ZG26 work number 3309, coded U8 + DK, shot down on the 2nd of September 1940.
The plane was on a combat mission over Kent. The aircraft crashed in to White horse Woods near to Birling in Kent. Crewmen Feldwebel Schuetz was killed and Gefreiter Steuwe bailed out and was captured wounded. The Messerschmitt 110 was shot down by Sergeant Bill Rolls of 72 Squadron flying out of RAF Biggin Hill he survived the war and won the DFC,DFM,AE he died in July 1988.
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