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  D4Y1 Judy Manufacture Number 4316 Tail Taka-13
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Aircraft History
Built by Yokosuka. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN).

Wartime History
Disabled at Colonia Airfield on Yap Island.

Wreckage
During 1980, this aircraft was recovered by Nobuhiko End in cooperation with NTV (Nippon Television Network Corporation) and exported to Japan.

Restoration
Restored at Kisarazu Airfield under the leadership of aircraft researcher Tanaka Shoichi. Components of three D4Y2 wrecks were used in the restoration. Missing parts were reproduced as replica. The finished aircraft was restored to static condition and painted with tail code Taka-13.

Display
On April 5, 1988 donated to Yasukuni Jinja (Yasukuni Shrine) and placed on display at the Yūshūkan (Yasukuni Museum) in the Great Exhibition Hall. Hanging above is a replica MXY7 Model 11 Ohka.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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