Dutch AF recovers wrecked 109 from IJsselmeer

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Half an hour on Dutch national news, wreck found by divers while looking for a Hudson. Photo of substantial wing shown.
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The remains of the IJsselmeer Messerschmitt are currently being installed in the new Atlantikwall Centre in Den Helder. A fitting location, as the aircraft was shot down by AA-fire during a raid on Den Helder's airfield De Kooy in May 1940. The pilot survived. Complete wing, substantial fuselage section and smaller parts to be on display soon.

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Great news as I thought it had all been scrapped. The fuselage guns had been hacked out with an angle grinder I was told.
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