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  Ki-48-II Lily Manufacture Number 1252 Tail 52
JAAF
? Sentai

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AWM September 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Kawasaki. True serial number 252. Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF). Assigned to an unknown Sentai. This bomber had green upper surfaces with a vertical white stripe on the rear fuselage. The top of the tail had "52" in white.

Wartime History
This bomber was abandoned at Lae Airfield near the tail wreckage of G6M1-L Betty 714.

Wreckage
During late September 1943, this aircraft was among the Japanese aircraft captured at Lae Airfield. Only the tail section remained intact, the front half was destroyed.

References
Thanks to Jim Lansdale for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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