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  Ki-46-II Dinah Manufacture Number 2250  
70th Dokuritsu
Dai Shijugo Chutai

Pilot  Lt. Kyuichi Okomoto (KIA)
Observer  Lt. Yasuro Yamamoto (KIA)

Crashed  August 17, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Mitsubishi at the Oe-machi plant during late October 1942. Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) as Ki-46-II Dinah manufacture number unknown 2250.

Wartime History
Assigned to the the 70th Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai (70th Independent Command Squadron). Painted gray overall with unit marking of a reversed white 'S' denoting a river on tail.

Mission History
On August 17, 1943 took off on a reconnaissance mission over Darwin. Shot down near Channel Point.

Thanks to Bob Alford for additional information

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Last Updated
July 23, 2020


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