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  Ki-49-II Helen Manufacture Number ?  
JAAF
? Sentai

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George Pierce, 1951

Aircraft History
Built by Nakajima. Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) as Ki-49-II Helen manufacture number unknown. Assigned to an unknown Sentai. No known markings or tail code.

Wartime History
This Ki-49 force landed with the landing gear retracted at Susaki Airfield on Chi Chi Jima. Possibly, loaded with supplies as a cargo aircraft. Afterwards, the aircraft was written off and abandoned.

Wreckage
Until the early 1950s, wreckage from this bomber remained including the tail and wings remained. Ultimate fate unknown likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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February 14, 2020

 

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