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  Ki 48-II Lily    
JAAF
? Sentai

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1970

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Ray Fairfield 1969

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Roy Worcester 1973

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Bill Frost 1974

Aircraft History
Built by Kawasaki. True serial number unknown. Delivered to the JAAF (JAAF) as Type 99 Light Bomber Kyu Kyu Sohkei / Ki-48 Lily manufacture number unknown.

Wartime History
Assigned to an unknown Sentai. Damaged while parked at Babo Airfield and sustained damage around the cockpit and middle of the fuselage. Afterwards, stripped for usable parts and abandoned in the open at Babo Airfield.

Wreckage
Until the middle 1980s, this Lily remained in situ at Babo Airfield.

Salvage
During the 1980s, this aircraft was salvaged to the tarmac area of Babo Airfield then transported to to Biak then to the Indonesian Air Force Museum (AURI) at Yogyakarta Airport.

Restoration
This Lily was placed into storage at the Indonesian Air Force Museum (AURI) and was placed into storage and is not on public display.

References
Aeroplane Monthly "A Shadow of the Rising Sun" by John Hooper January 1974

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July 30, 2020

 

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