JUN OIZUMI COLLECTION
No. 11092. Mitsubishi A6M5a Type 0 Model 52 ("43-188" c/n 4685) "Zeke 52" Imperial Japanese Navy
Photographed at Japan International Aerospace Show, Iruma JASDF base, October 1976, by Jun Oizumi
12/31/2011. Remarks by Jun Oizumi
: "This A6M5a was recovered from jungle of the Guam island in April 1963. In January 1964, it was returned Japan and restored at Gifu JASDF base by engineers from JASDF and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. After the restoration works were completed in October 1964, it had been on the display tour around all over Japan until 1999 when it was permanently displayed in the Publicity Hall at Hamamatsu JASDF base."
Created December 31, 2011