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  G4M1 Model 11  Betty Manufacture Number 1650 Tail U2-3??
IJN
702 Kōkūtai
2nd Hiko Buntaii

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi at Nagoya No. 3 Works during March 1943. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 702 Kokutai, 2nd Hiko Buntai. Tail code U2-3??. This bomber possibly had AVS radar installed. The aircraft had the tail fin from G4M1 4678 attached to it, likely as a repair.

Wartime History
This bomber was abandoned on at Ballale Airfield.

Wreckage
This bomber remains in situ on Ballale Island.

References
Air'Tell Research Report "G4M Serial Numbers" by Jim Long
Charles Darby noted G4M1 Betty manufacture number 1650 and tail number U2-323 during 1974

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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