On 19th February 1942, Sea1C Hajime Toyoshima took off from the Imperial Japanese Navy aircraft Carrier Hiryu, to participate in the first attack on Darwin, Australia. Toyoshima's Zero, BII-124, was reportedly hit in the oil tank by a single bullet and he crash landed on Melville Island, to the north of Darwin. He became the first Japanese prisoner of war in Australia. Toyoshima reportedly committed suicide after leading an attempted breakout of over 1100 Japanese POW's from the Cowra POW camp.