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  D3A2 Model 22 Val Manufacture Number 3030  
IJN
582 Kōkūtai

Aircraft History
Built by Aichi on October 19, 1942. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 582 Kokutai.

Wartime History
Operated from Lae Airfield. Observed as unserviceable on the ground on November 26. 1942.

Wreckage
On September 16, 1943 captured by the Allies and later investigated by Allied Technical Intelligence Unit (ATIU) and the manufacture number was noted.

References
"Serial Number & Production Sequence D3A2 Carrier Bombers" by Jim Long

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January 31, 2018

 

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