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  Ki-61-II Kai Tony Manufacture Number 3010  
JAAF
68th Sentai
or 78th Sentai

Aircraft History
Built by Kawasaki in November 1943, with Hei armament of 2 x 12.7mm fuselage; 2 x 20mm Mauser cannons in the wings. Assigned to the 68th Sentai or 78th Sentai.

Wartime History
During February 1944, crashed onto Umboi Island.

Wreckage
This aircraft was investigated by U. S. Army Technical Air Intelligence Unit (TAIU) and found to have improved self-sealing fuel tanks.

References
Thanks to Jim Long and Richard Dunn for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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