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  A6M2 Model 21 Zero Manufacture Number 3277 Tail B1-151
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Soryu

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Pilot ┬áLt. Commander Fusata Iida
Crashed  December 7, 1941

Mission History
Took off from Soryu leading a formation of nine Zeros for the attack on Pearl Harbor. Hit by anti-aircraft fire over Ford Island, damaging this Zero. Pilot Iida tried to crash his damaged Zero into a hanger, but missed, crashing into the group.

Wreckage
A memorial marks the crash site of this Zero. A stone plaque reads: "Japanese Aircraft Impact Site pilot - Lieutenant Iida, IJN Cmdr. Third Air Control Group Dec. 7, 1941"

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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