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? Sentai

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Ray Fairfield 1972

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Justin Taylan 2000

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima. Assigned to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF). Assigned to the ? Sentai. No known markings or tail code.

Wartime History
Abandoned near Vunakanau Airfield.

Wreckage
During the 1970s, displayed at the Rabaul Technical School near Vunakanau.

When school children front the nearby school began vandalizing some of the wreckage at Rabaul Technical School, Brian Bennett transported the wrecks including this aircraft to Vunatung Plantation at Tobera Airfield for display.

References
Thanks to Brian Bennett for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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