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  A6M3 Model 32 Zero Manufacture Number 3291  
? Kōkūtai

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi estimated date of assembly middle November 1942. Assigned to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to ? Kokutai.

Wartime History
Abandoned at Vila Airfield.

During late September 1943, captured by American forces occupying the area. During late 1943, surveyed by U.S. Army Technical Air Intelligence Unit (TAIU) that noted the manufacture number and described the aircraft as a "Zero Mark 2'.

Thanks to Richard Dunn for ATIU survey details.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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