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  Ki-49-II Helen Manufacture Number 3175  
20th Dokuritsu Hiko Chutai

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima during late March 1943. Uncoded serial number 175.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 20th Dokuritsu Hiko Chutai (Independent Flying Company) recieved by 14th Air Repair Depot at Hollandia on April 6, 1944.

Richard Dunn adds:
"The low serial number of this aircraft plus its receipt from a repiar organization hints to me it might have been a bomber damaged/repaired and relegated to transport duty (this is not a major conclusion just some data and speculation)."

"Nakajima Ki-49 Serial Numbers" by Jim Long for production data
Thanks to Richard Dunn for additional information

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Last Updated
October 25, 2018


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