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  G4M2 Model 12 Ko Betty Manufacture Number 12142 Tail 1022-81
1022 Kōkūtai

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US Army Jan 14, 1945

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi at Nagoya No. 3 Works. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 1022 Kōkūtai. Tail code 1022-81.

Wartime History
This bomber operated from Clark Field on Luzon. Destroyed on the ground at Lingayen Airfield in northern Luzon.

On January 9, 1945 the wreckage of this aircraft was captured by the U. S. Army at Lingayen Airfield. On January 14, 1945 photographed by Air Technical Intelligence Unit (ATIU).

Air'Tell Research Report "G4M Serial Numbers" by Jim Long
Mitsubishi Type 1 Rikko 'Betty' Units of World War 2 page61 (artwork) notes as "G4M2A", 110 (notes)
Thanks to Osamu Tagaya, Jim Lansdale and Jim Long for additional information

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Last Updated
October 30, 2018


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