Japanese Military Aircraft, fragment from

Country
Japan
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Description
Fragment taken from a Japanese military aircraft shot down during World War II. Dark green paint with exposed metal and fractures. Evidence of drill holes to extract metal shavings for laboratory analysis.
Classification
CH classification MILITARY
Production place
Measurements
L150 x W65 x H110 mm
Media/Materials description
Metal (inderminate), paint
History and use
This fragment of a Japanese military aircraft shot down during World War II was sent to the Chemical Laboratory at Ipswich Railway Workshops for analysis and identification of the metal alloy used. The holes across the piece indicate where samples of the metal were taken.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
R5759

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