Dornier 17Z-3 engine

Dornier 17Z-3

Dornier 17Z-3


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Dornier 17Z-3 failed to return from a sortie to attack Hornchurch aerodrome. Formation was attacked by British fighters over North Kent coast. The Dornier crashed onto the beach at Whitstable, Kent 16th August, 1940. This aircraft was claimed by Pilot Officer Taffy Higginson of 56 Squadron, North Weald.


Items listed

  • Engine - nine cylinder radial.
  • Propeller hub
  • One propeller
  • Bomb recovered from wreckage
  • Engine cowling x 2
  • Saddle drum machine gun MG15 (with contents - de-armed)