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  A6M2 Model 21 Zero Manufacture Number 4688 Tail V-179
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Tainan Kōkūtai

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September 16,1943

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi on April 14, 1942. Houkoku Number 490 (Patriotic Presentation Number). Donated by Awa Seishi (Awa Paper Manufacturing Company).

Wartime History
Abandoned at Lae Airfield. Examined by ATIU on September 16, 1943.

References
Thanks to Jim Lansdale and Jim Long for additional information.
Yokoi Houkoku List 1~999  reference to 490

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January 9, 2018

 

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