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  A6M2 Model 21 Zero    
IJN
? Kōkūtai

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David Paulley 1982

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi or Nakajima. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to an unknown Kōkūtai. No known markings or tail code.

Wartime History
Operated from Kara Airfield (Buin Airport). Disabled or abandoned at the airfield.

Wreckage
Until the early 1980s, the center section of this Zero with the rear canopy attached remained in a pile of wreckage. A tail section and engine nearby might associated with this same Zero. Nearby is A6M2 Zero center section.

References
Thanks to David Paulley and Matt Anderson for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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