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   A6M3 Model 32 Zero Manufacture Number 3017  
IJN
Tainan Kōkūtai

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi on June 15, 1942. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) as A6M3 Model 32 manufacture number 3018. Assigned to the Tainan Kokutai. Tail Number V-177.

Wartime History
This Zero operated from Lae Airfield until abandoned or disabled.

Wreckage
During September 1943 captured by the Allies. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Production figures of the Mitsubishi/Nakajima A6M Zero by Jim Long

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Last Updated
April 24, 2018

 

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