Built by Nakajima during August 1943. Uncode serial number 927. Assigned to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) to ? Sentai.
Destroyed on the ground and abandoned at Danip Airfield (Alexishafen Airfield No. 1).
of 77th Sentai markings exisited on the tail into the 1970's, and a fuselage
band. Empenange of the aircraft only remaned in the early 1970s. The
skin was corroded from grass fires.
on the wereabouts of this wreckage today, if recovered, scraped
or otherwise removed.
Pacific Aircraft Wrecks pages 28, 63 (lower right) claims it had the markings of the 77th Sentai
Japanese Army Air Force Camouflage and Markings World War II page 49
Thanks to Jim Long for Ki-43 production data
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January 9, 2018