Captured G4M2a Model 24 Ko/Otsu, 1945-1946

Caption   Captured G4M2a Model 24 Ko/Otsu, 1945-1946 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
Identification Code   1996.488.161.015
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 14 Dec 2011

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
12 Oct 2011 08:11:38 PM

Damaged G4M2a, 763-12 assigned to 763rd Kokutai found abandoned, Clark Field, later examined Air Technical Intelligence Unit one of two photos of same Betty, with GI standing by crew hatch.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
15 Nov 2011 01:27:49 PM

The G4M2 "Betty" was found at Clark Field in flyable condition however, the bomber under went maintenance work, for flight testing. The Betty was encountered by US forces since 1941, this G4M2 was the first to be captured Technical Air Intelligence removed armament radio, radar and other equipment for testing and inspecton. The aircraft was stripped of camouflage paint, technicians studied the construction of the bomber. Another Betty was tested by the British what happened to the aircraft after testing is unknown.

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