Built by Aichi at Watanabe Iron Works. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to ? Kōkūtai. No known tail code or markings.
Sunk off off Arakabesan Island or Koror Island.
This aircraft remains in shallow water near the shore. It is a popular tourist site and often visited by tourists while snorkeling or kayaking in the area. The upper fuselage is cut down. The engine mount is broken, causing the engine to face diagonally downward and remains standing atop its two floats off the bottom.
Thomas C. Wilmer "Palau–Where the Rainbow Ends–in Paradise" by Thomas Wilmer photo of this aircraft
Art and Entertain Me "Kayaking with Sharks in Palau" by Emma Krasov, photo by Yuri Krasov Nov 25, 2011
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January 9, 2018