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? Kōkūtai

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Pat Scannon 2003

Aircraft History
Built by Yokosuka. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to ? Kokutai. No known markings.

Wartime History
The wartime history of this aircraft is unknown.

Mission History
Ditched off Snake Island in Palau.

Wreckage
The center section of this aircraft remains in the shallow reef area off Snake Island. The tail is broken off to the north.

References
Thanks to Pat Scannon for historical details and photos.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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