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Mitsubishi A6M Reisen/Zeke/Zero/Rufe - Japan
A6M2 Type 0 Model 21
Serial: AII-121 Unit: 1st koku kantai, 1st koku sentai Kaga carrier. Pearl Harbor raid, On 7th December 1941.
AII-121 was flown by a Buntaicho - second wave. Kaga's second wave Fighter Combat Unit 9 planes was led by Lt.Yasushi Nikaido (AII-121 his mount). This Buntai (9 planes unit) head for Hickam, strafing the base and supported Shindo's fighters from Akagi at 09:05. After the Kaga's Zeros strafed Hickam, they made a single strafing of the south tip of Ford Island and flew on to Wheeler Field for a short strafing run at 09:15 and they head home to their carrier. On return to the carrier, Kaga second wave pilots reported 26 American aircraft hit on the ground by strafing. Kaga's fighters total losses at Pearl harbor were 4 fighters.