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  Ki-21-II Sally Manufacture Number ????  
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October 1945

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi. Manufacture Number unknown. Assigned to an unknown unit with a circular tail marking.

Wartime History
Aircraft was believed to have taken part in five bombing raids on Darwin.

During 1945, operated from Borneo. At the end of the war, painted in surrender markings with green crosses and surrendered to Australian forces at Labuan Airfield and parked alongside the runway.

Postwar
The aircraft was used to transport Japanese prisoners of war for trial between Borneo and Labuan.

Nicknamed "Tokyo Rose" by the Australians. During February 1946, this aircraft was flown to Laverton in Victoria, Australia by F/Lt M Baker and crew.

Later the aircraft was stored in a hangar at Fairbairn Airfield. The aircraft was scrapped sometime after 1955.

References
Australian War Memorial Collection Database - Item No P03033.005
Australian War Memorial Collection Database - Item No P02270.025
Australian War Memorial Collection Database - Item No P02270.023

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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