Captured A6M5 Model 52 Zero fighters and one Ki-46 reconnaissance aircraft at the RNZAF airfield at Jacquinot Bay, New Britain, 18 Sep 1945

Caption   Captured A6M5 Model 52 Zero fighters and one Ki-46 reconnaissance aircraft at the RNZAF airfield at Jacquinot Bay, New Britain, 18 Sep 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseAustralian War Memorial
Identification Code   P00001.339
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A6M Zero   Main article  Photos  
Ki-46   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 18 Sep 1945
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 31 Jul 2011
Licensing  Public Domain



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
9 Jun 2011 08:12:33 PM

Three Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero fighters along with one Mitsubishi Ki-46 Dinah that were surrendered to the RNZAF.
One Zero that was captured at Kara airstrip
A6M3 Model 22 survives today and is on display at the Auckland War Museum.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
5 Jan 2012 07:58:10 AM

The Japanese surrendered four Mitsubishi A6M Zeros/Zeke and one Mitsubishi Ki-46 "Dinah"
on September 9, 1945. Four Zeros were later
flown by the Japanese, with an escort of RAAF
F4U Corsairs to Jacquinot Bay. Two Zeros were
turned over to the RAAF, one of the fighters later turned up in Polk City,Florida, USA at the Fantasy of Flight Museum, parts of the other Zero, is on display at Hamamatsu JASDF AB Japan. Parts of the others are in storage at the Australian War Museum what happended to the Ki-46 is unknown.

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