Built by Mitsubishi at the Oe-machi plant during middle April 1943. Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF). Assigned to an unknown Sentai. No known markings.
This aircraft crashed near Boe (Mboe) on the southern coast at the center of Choiseul Island.
Between January 21 - February 19, 1944 surveyed by Allied Technical Intelligence Unit (ATIU). The wreckage was partially covered by sand and partially covered by water at high tide and deemed to have crashed a long time previously.
Production figures of the Mitsubishi Ki.46 by Jim Long
Thanks to Richard Dunn for additional information
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January 9, 2018