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IJN
958 Kokutai

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Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi. Manufacture number unknown. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Likely assigned to the 958 Kokutai.

Wartime History
This aircraft operated from Kairiru Seaplane Base. Abandoned near St. John's Mission on Kairiru Island.

Wreckage
The aluminium skin has been removed sometime prior to the early 1970's, leaving only the fuselage frame and fuel tank.

References
Rust In Peace photo of this fuselage in the 1970's

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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