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  N1K2-J Model 21 George Manufacture Number 5128 Tail A 343-19
IJN
343 Kōkūtai

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1947
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Justin Taylan 2006

Aircraft History
Built by Kawanishi in 1944. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 343 Kokutai. Tail code A 343-19.

Wartime History
This aircraft was captured in Japan.

Postwar
In November 1945, this aircraft was transported aboard the USS Barnes to the United States for technical evaluation. In 1947, it was stored at Norfolk, Virginia.

Display
Formerly on display at New England Air Museum. Today, displayed at the National Museum of Naval Aviation (NMNA).

References
Thanks to Hill Goodspeed for additional information

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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