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  K9W1 Cypress Manufacture Number ? Tail Number ATAIU-SEA

RAF 1945

Aircraft History
Built by Kyushu. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN).

Wartime History
At the end of the Pacific War, this aircraft was surrendered by the Japanese aircraft including this aircraft and flown to Tebrau Airfield by a Japanese pilot. At Tebrau, painted in Royal Air Force (RAF) markings and with ATAIU-SEA. (Technical Air Intelligence Unit for South East Asia). This aircraft was one of sixty-four aircraft were selected for shipment to the United Kingdom but due to limited shipping space only four were actually shipped including this aircraft. Afterwards, this aircraft was accidentally damaged by fire and scrapped.

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Last Updated
February 24, 2018


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