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  A6M2 Model 21 Zero Manufacture Number ?  

Pilot  ?
Ditched  January 20, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by either Mitsubishi or Nakajima. Assigned to Junyō. Tail code unknown.

Wartime History
Took off from Wewak Airfield (Wirui Airfield) near Wewak on a mission to intercept B-24D Liberator 41-24101 on a reconnaissance over Wewak. Damaged in the combat, this Zero ditched into Wewak Harbor.

Possibly a Zero ditched in Wewak Harbor is this aircraft.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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