Category:A6M2 Model 21 Zero MfrNo 500 (aircraft)

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English: A6M2 Model 21 Zero Nakajima Manufacture Number 500.
  • 500th example built by Nakajima in December, 1942
  • served with Air Group 201 of the 24th Air Flotilla in the Solomon Islands
  • abandoned to the jungles of Ballale Island due to combat damage
  • recovery and restoration began in 1964
  • repowered by an American Pratt and Whitney R-1830
  • Used to depict BII-120 which pilot Shigenori Nishikaichi flew from carrier Hiryu in the attack Pearl Harbor. The original BII-120 landed on Niihau after running low on fuel and was destroyed with some fragments remaining. Authentic markings correspond to BI-120, Manufacture number 2262.
  • On exhibit at Pacific Aviation Museum, Pearl harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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