Built by Nakajima during early February 1943. Uncoded serial number 110.
This aircraft was shot down, and crashed into a coconut plantation
in the Bai area, breaking
into several pieces.
Locals recall a the crash of this bomber, as part of a dogfight, where
two Japanese and one American aircraft were lost. The
other two planes crashed into the sea, the American pilot survived,
shot and buired by the Japanese.
Charles Darby noted the manufacture number in 1974.
"Nakajima Ki-49 Serial Numbers" by Jim Long for production data.
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January 31, 2018