Built by Kawasaki. Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) as a Type 3 Hein / Ki-61 Tony manufacture number unknown. Assigned to the 78th Sentai. No known markings.
On July 24, 1943 took off on a mission over Bena Bena (Benabena). Over the target, shot down by ground fire and crashed.
This aircraft was located by Australian forces. Possibly, Ki-61 Tony crashed near Goroka is this aircraft.
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January 31, 2018