Built by Kawasaki during February 1943 with "Kou" armament of 2 x 12.7mm fuselage; 2 x 7.7mm wings. Uncoded serial number 95. Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF). Assigned to either the 68th Sentai or 78th Sentai.
Abandoned or force
landed near Borpop
Airfield (Huris) on New Ireland.
Remained in situ until 1974. Dismantled
during 1974 but never recovered.
Production figures of the Kawasaki Ki-61 Tony by Jim Long
Aircraft Wrecks page 29 (upper & mid) page 55 (lower)
Thanks to Jim Long for manufacture data
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December 9, 2018