Stranded Jabo…Messerschmitt Bf109F-4/B, 10./JG53
And my dad has finished his first 109 in 2021.
Hasegawa kit, bomb rack and 50kg bombs from Zvezda, Eduard seatbelts, EZ Line for antenna wires, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines. RLM74/75/76 painted with AK Real Color. Shortened the legs to get a more realistic look.
Build thread here
On March 27th 1942, Unteroffizier Felix Sauer, serving with 10.(Jabo)/JG53, had to make an emergency landing on the beach of Sicily due to an engine failure. The pane wasn´t damaged much during the landing but most probably because of the saltwater damage it was declared a 90% loss.
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