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  G6M1-L Betty Manufacture Number 419 Tail Z-182(?) / R-902
11th Air Flotilla
Kisarazu Kōkūtai
HQ Transport

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US Army Sept 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). The fuselage Hinomaru was painted inside white square. Assigned to the 11th Air Flotilla, Kisarazu Kōkūtai as a headquarters transport. Tail code Z-182(?), later, repainted with tail code R-902. The letter R was unit code for Kisarazu Kōkūtai, while the number in the 900s indicates this aircraft was used as a transport.

Wartime History
Disabled and abandoned at Lae Airfield. During September 1943 captured by Allied forces.

Thanks to Osamu Tagaya and Jim Lansdale for additional information.

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Last Updated
October 30, 2018


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