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  B6N2 Jill    
IJN
? Kōkūtai

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Peter Ording
2001

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to ? Kokutai. No known markings.

Wartime History
This aircraft ditched into Truk Lagoon northeast of Eten Island.

Wreckage
During 1997, this aircraft was s discovered in pristine condition, on a white sandy bottom. Initially, this wreck was misidentified as a B5N2 Kate. There are bullet holes in the fuselage indicating it was likely shot down. The 7.7mm machine gun remains in the rear gunner position.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

Jill
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