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.
This bomber was destroyed while parked at Lae Airfield.
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.
Thanks to Jim Lansdale for aircraft information and photo.
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January 31, 2018