Scene of a violent aircraft crash. To use a pilot’s expression: This fellow truly “augured in.”
The engine – reduced to bare bones.
Propeller and reduction gears.
Fire, in addition, left a charred mess.
Blade #3 appears to be missing completely.
The enemy left great quantities of serviceable equipment including aircraft on Sicily.
This Luftwaffe ME-109 is being converted to carry a passenger.
Sgt. Symmank is the genius behind this operation to convert the 109 to carry a passenger.
The ME-109 was an engine in your lap and a feather in your tail.