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A6M 6540

Aircraft Model:Mitsubishi A6M Zero
Identities:6540

Timeline

15 March 1943Aircraft shot down into Darwin Harbour.
Pilot: FPO2c SEIJI TAJIRI, IJN (Missing)
March 1943Wreckage of aircraft located by Royal Australian Navy.
Wing-tip from aircraft acquired by No. 54 Squadron, RAF, and ultimately used as the unit scoreboard.

References

Lewis, T. 2017 The Empire Strikes South: Japan's War Against Northern Australia, 1942-45. Kent Town: Avonmore Books.

Record updated on 8 August 2018.


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