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  G6M1-L Betty Manufacture Number 714 Tail P-911
IJN
11th Air Flotilla
HQ Transport

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September, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 11th Air Flotilla, Headquarters Transport. Tail code P-911. The fuselage Hinomaru was surrounded by a white square. This bomber had green upper surfaces and gray lower surfaces.

Wartime History
This bomber was destroyed while parked at Lae Airfield.

Wreckage
On September 16, 1943 this aircraft was captured by the Australian Army at Lae Airfield. The nose section and most of the fuselage was destroyed by fire. The tail section with tail number P-911 remained intact. After the Allied occupation of Lae Airfield, this aircraft was moved into a pile of Japanese aircraft wreckage. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Thanks to Jim Lansdale for aircraft information and photo.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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