WWII Winch Aerial Type 5 10A/9005. From Hampden AD767
Trailing Antenna Winch From Hampden Bomber AD767. T.1154 R.1155
Here we have the original trailing winch aerial from AD767 which was a Handley Page Hampden Bomber.
AD767 flew bombing raids to Berlin and Hamburg, which are documented. Finally ended up at 32 OTU Canada. The aircraft went missing on a ferry flight and the wreckage was not found for 3 days. Pilot Sgt Roland Hayes unfortunately perished.
This item was recovered many years later from the crash site along with several other Hampden parts. Stores reference number 10A/9005 is clearly visible
Condition is shown in the photos. The item has not been cleaned or renovated.
Although damaged, this type of item does not often become available especially with the history attached to it.
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