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  Ki-61-II  Tony Manufacture Number 966  
JAAF
68th Sentai
or 78th Sentai

Aircraft History
Built by Kawasaki during February 1944 with "Ostu" armament of 2 x 12.7mm fuselage; 2 x 12.7mm wings. Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) as a Type 3 Fighter / Ki-61-II Tony manufacture number 966. Assigned to the 68th Sentai or 78th Sentai.

Wartime History
This aircraft was abandoned at Sentani Drome near Hollandia.

Wreckage
On April 24, 1944 this aircraft was captured and evaluated by Air Technical Intelligence Unit (ATIU).

Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Thanks to Jim Long for manufacture data.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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