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  A6M2 Model 21  Zero Manufacture Number 7830  
IJN
? Kōkūtai

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Alan Gaynor 2004

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima, estimated date of assembly March 1943. Initially assigned to the Yokosuka Kōkūtai on June 11, 1943.

Wartime History
Abandoned at Ballale Airfield.

Recovery
Portions of this aircraft were recovred by Robert Diemert in 1969 and exported to Canada.

Restoration
The nose 7.7mm machine gun door was used in Diemert's restoration of A6M2 Zero 5356.

References
Production figures of the Mitsubishi/Nakajima A6M Zero by Jim Long
Thanks to Ryan Toews and Alan Gaynor for this information.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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