Photo #: 80-G-22158
Japanese Navy Type 00 Carrier Fighter (A6M2)
Interior of the cockpit of a "Zero" which crashed into Building 52 at Fort Kamehameha, Oahu, during the 7 December 1941 raid on Pearl Harbor. The pilot, who was killed, was NAP1/c Takeshi Hirano. Plane's tail code was "AI-154".
Note the U.S. manufactured Fairchild Radio Compass in the upper center (Compass Model RC-4, Serial # 484). It was tuned in on 760 KC.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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22 December 2000