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  Ki-49-II Helen Manufacture Number 3110  
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Justin Taylan 2004

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima during early February 1943. Uncoded serial number 110.

Wartime History
This aircraft was shot down, and crashed into a coconut plantation in the Bai area, breaking into several pieces.

Wreckage
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, swam to shore but was shot and buired by the Japanese.

References
Charles Darby noted the manufacture number in 1974.
"Nakajima Ki-49 Serial Numbers" by Jim Long for production data.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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