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  A6M5 Model 52 Ko Zero Manufacture Number 4708  
IJN
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Peter Gunti 1970s
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Yoji Sakaida 2006

AIrcraft History
Built by Mitsubishi, estimated date of assembly March 1944.

Wartime History
This Zero was abandoned at Colonia AIrfield (Yap Airfield).

Wreckage
Until 1980, this Zero remained in situ at Colonia AIrfield (Yap Airfield).

Salvage
In 1980, Nobuo Harada recovered five Zeros from Yap. This aircraft was restored to static condition at Kawaguchiko Car Museum / Harada Collection.

Display
This aircraft is displayed at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Museum at Nagoya.

References
Production figures of the Mitsubishi/Nakajima A6M Zero by Jim Long

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Last Updated
September 9, 2020

 

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