Built by Mitsubishi. Manufacture number was either 1242 or 1282. Assigned to an unknown Sentai.
on the side of Lakunai Airfield.
This aircraft is standing on its gear, is missing its nose, probably
destroyed in a bombing attack, the right engine was present and attached
to its mount in 1969, the left engine broken off its and fallen forward.
Charles Darby adds:
"In bad shape even back in 1963 when I first saw them, and I wasn't even sure if they were Ki-21s or Ki-48s."
Justin Taylan visited the wreck in 2000:
"This wreck was sligtly scrapped over the decades, but the main
spar and pieces of wreckage still exisit and survived the 1994 eruption."
Thanks to Charles Darby for manufacture numbers.
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January 31, 2018