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Japanese aircraft wreckage at Babo Airfield
Listing of the aircraft that remained in situ and were salvaged from Babo Airfield.

Japanese aircraft at Babo, status unknown

A6M3 Zero (Twisted Tail)
Remained at the airfield until at least 1991

A6M5 Model 52 Zero (Cowl Removed)
Remained at the airfield until at least 1991

Ki-48 Lily (Front Half Only)
Remained at the airfield until at least 1976

Japanese aircraft salvaged from Babo

Ki-48-II Lily
Recovered to Biak by Indonesian military, then to Indonesian Air Force Museum

A6M5 Model 52 Zero
Recovered in the 1980s, static restored in Indonesian Markings

Ki-43-II Oscar
Recovered, static restoration in Indonesian Markings at Indonesian Air Force Museum

Ki-51 Sonia
Recovered from Babo Airfield, static restored in Indonesian Markings

A6M2 Model 21 Zero Tail 33
Recovered in 1990, used in restoration in Russia

A6M3 Model 22 Zero Manufacture Number 3869
Wreckage at Babo, salvaged in 1991

Ki-61 Tony Manufacture Number 7??
Front half in dump. Recovered in 1991 to California then to Russia

G4M1 Betty Manufacture Number 1280
Recovered in 1991 displayed at Planes of Fame Museum

D4Y1 Judy Manufacture Number ??83
Recovered from Babo, displayed at Planes of Fame, Arizona

Aeroplane Monthly "A Shadow of the Rising Sun" by John Hooper January 1974
Pacific Aircraft Wrecks pages 14-15, 65-67, 80

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