|Pilot Lt. Saburo Shinohara (KIA)
Observer Lt. Hideo Ura (KIA)
Crashed August 17, 1943
Built by Mitsubishi at the Oe-machi plant during late November 1943. Assigned to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) to the 70th Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai (Independent Command Squadron). Paintded overall gray with an with the unit marking of a reversed white 'S' denoting a river on tail.
On August 17, 1943 took off on a reconnaissance mission over Darwin. This aircraft was shot down north of Bathurst Island.
Darwin's Air War (Revised Edition) page 79, 117
Thanks to Bob Alford for additional information
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June 29, 2019