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  Ki-43 Oscar    
? Sentai

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Justin Taylan 2000

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima. Assigned to ? Sentai.

Wartime History
Abandoned in the Wewak area.

In the early 1970s, this Oscar was recovered by Roy Worcester.

During the early 1970s, displayed at Roy Worcester Historical Centre, until the museum closed when Roy Worcester passed away.

The fuselage was brought to the PNG War Museum and displayed in their outdoor yard until 2000-2001.

Exported by '75 Squadron' to Melborne, Australia sometime between late 2000 to early 2001 inside another container of legal exports from Finschafen. Fate at present unknown.

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Last Updated
January 10, 2019


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