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  D3A2 Model 22 Val Manufacture Number 3029 Tail T2-222
IJN
582 Kōkūtai

Aircraft History
Built by Aichi during the middle of October 1942. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 582 Kokutai. Tail code T2-222.

Wartime History
Abandoned at Munda Airfield. Captured by American forces after the fall of Munda during early August 1943. Evaluated by US intelligence.

References
"Serial Number & Production Sequence D3A2 Carrier Bombers" by Jim Long.
Thanks to Richard Dunn and Jim Long for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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