Japanese single engined fighter aircraft Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero in flight over Brisbane, ...

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Accession Number AC0152
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Japanese single engined fighter aircraft Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero in flight over Brisbane, Queensland. The aeroplane was rebuilt at Eagle Farm (Brisbane) by Technical Air Intelligence Unit (combined 5th Air Force, United States Navy and RAAF), from parts of three wrecks recovered in the Buna area in January 1943. The pilot is Captain William O Farrior, USAF.