Built by Mitsubishi at Nagoya during March 1943. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 702 Kōkūtai. Tail code U2-???.
This bomber was abandoned on Ballale Airfield. While parked, a bomb blast damaged the forward fuselage.
Remains in situ on Ballale Island. The forward fuselage badly damaged
by bomb blast. The right landing gear leg appears to only have been partially deployed or collapsed. The fuselage door is missing.
Air'Tell Research Report "G4M Serial Numbers" by Jim Long
Pacific Aircraft Wrecks page 34 (upper)
Charles Darby noted Manufacture Number and tail number in 1974
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January 31, 2018