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Mitsubishi A6M Reisen/Zeke/Zero/Rufe - USA
A6M2 model 21
Serial: unknown Unit: unknown In 03.06.1942, after the attack over Dutch Harbour, sub-officer Tadayoshi Koga landed in the island Akutan a swamp (and died) this his Zero '21'. The plane was captured by an US Navy team, and was repaired at NAS North Island, San Diego during August-October 1942. The propeller was replaced with an identical one Hamilton Standard. The fighter was repainted in blue marine with the US markings to avoid unpleasant incidents.