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.
This bomber was abandoned at Lae Airfield near the tail wreckage of G6M1-L Betty 714.
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.
Thanks to Jim Lansdale for additional information.
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January 9, 2018