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  D3A2 Model 22 Val Manufacture Number 3056  
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Aircraft History
Built by Aichi on November 6, 1942.

Wartime History
Likely crashed on March 10, 1943 on Lona Island (Loun Island?) in the Russell Islands.

Wreckage
This crash site was investigated by Allied intelligence.

References
"Makers' Plates and Markings report No. 68, "Life of Japanese Combat Airplanes" 20 March 1945
"Serial Number & Production Sequence D3A2 Carrier Bombers" by Jim Long

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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