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  A6M5 Model 52 Zero Manufacture Number 1493  
IJN
? Kōkūtai

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via Nobuo Harada 2004

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima, estimated date of assembly May 1944.

Wartime History
Abandoned at Colonia Airfield on Yap Island.

Recovery
One of four Zeros recovered by Nobuo Harada from Yap in 1980.

Display
Displayed at the Kawaguchiko Car Museum / Harada Collection. The forward fuselage section and wing was restored by 2004. Today, the entire Zero is restored, painted with tail code 187.

References
Thanks to Yukitoshi Yamashita for additional information

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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