Re: "Akagi" aircrew lost 7 December 1941
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ADDITIONAL NOTES ON AIR LOSSES Japanese Aircraft Losses Kido Butai lost 29 planes to all causes over Pearl Harbour.A total of 55 aviators were lost, including those in aircraft that returned to the carriers.An additional 111 planes were damaged of which twenty were later written off. The planes lost during the actual attack on Pearl Harbor are broken down as follows: Wave 1:9 Planes Lost Akagi:1 A6M2 Kaga:2 A6M2, 5 B5N2 Shokaku: 1 D3A Wave 2: 20 Planes Lost Akagi:4 D3A1 Kaga:2 A6M2, 6 D3A1 Hiryu:1 A6M2, 2 D3A1 Soryu:3 A6M2, 2 D3A1 The breakdown of lost or written-off planes is as follows: The first wave lost 21 aircraft (3 A6M, 16 B5N and 2 D3A). The second wave lost 34 aircraft (6 A6M and 28 D3A). The aircrew losses were as follows: Carrier Akagi—10 KIA 1st Wave: Takeshi HiranoA6M Shigeharu SugayaB5N 2nd Wave: Hajime GotoD3A Kinsuke HommaD3A Hirokichi KinoshitaD3A Seiichi OtaD3A Toshio OyamaD3A Kiyoshi SakamotoD3A Chuji ShimakuraD3A Doshi UtsukiD3A Carrier Hiryu—5 KIA 2nd Wave Isamu KiyomuraD3A Hajime MuraoD3A Shigenori NishikaichiA6M Yoshio ShimizuD3A Korevoshi SotoyamaD3A Carrier Kaga—31 KIA 1st Wave Toru HanedaA6M Syuzo KitaharaB5N Kenichi KumamotoB5N Yoshiharu Machimoto B5N Yoshizo MasudaB5N Isamu MatsudaB5N Tsuneki MoritaB5N Izumi NagaiB5N Nafikatsu OhashiB5N Toshio OnishiB5N Seinoshin SanoA6M Yoshio ShimizuB5N Mitsumori SuzukiB5N Hidemi TakedaB5N Tomoharu TakedaB5N Yonetaro UedaB5N Nobuo UmezuB5N 2nd Wave: Nagaaki AsahiD3A Toshiaki BandoD3A Ippei GotoA6M Fumio HirshimaD3A Fukumitsu ImaiD3A Tomio InenagaA6M Kazuyoshi KuwabataD3A Saburo MakinoD3A Tsuneo MinamizakiD3A Iwao OkaD3A Shingenori OnikuraD3A Noboru SakaguchiD3A Sueo SukidaD3A Nobuo TsudaD3A Carrier Shokaku—2 KIA 1st Wave: Kunio IwatsukiD3A Tetsusaburo KumazoD3A Carrier Soryu—7 KIA 2nd Wave: Shunichi AtsumiA6M Fusata IidaA6M Saburo IshiiA6M Satoru KawasakiD3A Hideyasu KuwabaraD3A Kenji MaruyamaD3A Ryochi TakahashiD3A These 55 crewmen plus nine men killed and one captured on the minisubmarines were the only Japanese casualties of the battle
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