Built by Mitsubishi.
Wartime history unknown. On September 9, 1945, this Zero and several
G4M1 Betty bombers with the Japanese surrender delegation flew from Halmahera to Moratai.
This Zero was surrendered at Moratai. Repaired by engineers from RAAF 79 Squadron and repainted with RAAF roundel markings and stripped to a bare aluminum finish. Fate postwar is unknown.
Thanks to Ryan Toews for additional information.
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January 9, 2018