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343 Kōkūtai

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Justin Taylan 2006

Aircraft History
Built by Kawanishi in 1944. Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Assigned to the 343 Kokutai. Tail code A 343-19.

Wartime History
This aircraft was captured in Japan.

In November 1945, this aircraft was transported aboard the USS Barnes to the United States for technical evaluation. In 1947, it was stored at Norfolk, Virginia.

Formerly on display at New England Air Museum. Today, displayed at the National Museum of Naval Aviation (NMNA).

Thanks to Hill Goodspeed for additional information

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October 23, 2019


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