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  A6M5 Model 52 Zero Manufacture Number 5622  
IJN
? Kōkūtai

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1945

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi.

Wartime History
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.

References
Thanks to Ryan Toews for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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