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  MXY7 Model 11 Ohka Manufacture Number 1049 Number I-18

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USMC April 16, 1945

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Justin Taylan 2004

Aircraft History
Built by Yokosuka. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) as MXY7 Model 11 Ohka manufacture number 1049. Nose number I-18 with a Cherry blossom insignia on the left and right side of the nose. Painted overall gray. Transported to Yontan Airfield on Okinawa for use against American forces.

Wartime History
On April 1, 1945 captured by American forces at Yontan Airfield. Afterwards, placed on three wooden frames and fenced off with a single piece of rope with a small "Keep Out" sign. Later, transported to the United States. Used during War Bond drives placed on public display.

This Ohka was acquired by the Planes of Fame Museum. Today, displayed at the Planes of Fame (Grand Canyon Facility).

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Last Updated
June 29, 2019


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