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John Douglas 1998

Wartime History
Crashed south of Ambasi.

Crashed upside down and broken into several pieces, with the main undercarriage wheel extended.

John Douglas visited this site in 1998:
"This Zero is located north of the Opi River in a garden about 50 meters inland. The villagers say they buried the pilot near the wreck. The plane had burned. I had another zero wreck also reported to me a few miles to the north, also on a beach, but near the high water mark. this was buried in sand, so I couldn't photograph it."

Thanks to John Douglas for additional information

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November 9, 2019


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