In Japanese service
C/n 3008 was attached to the 201st Kōkūtai and was used to help defend the area of Manila. This particular aircraft had previously been attached to the 381st Kōkūtai S-602 hikotai with the previous unit code being overpainted. According to one intelligence report that previous code was 81-124, but it carried none when captured.
In Allied hands
3008 was found in February 1945 on Dewey Boulevard, Manila (now Roxas Boulevard) in the Philippines, which had been used as an ad-hoc airstrip by the Japanese. The Raiden was moved to Clark Field, Philippines for testing by TAIU-SWPA as S12, where it was stripped of paint and finished in US markings with pre-war tail stripes. S12 made only two test flights of 3 hours 20 minutes duration, before an oil pipe failed causing the engine to seize up, and was later destroyed on the ground when a North American B-25 Mitchell bomber collided with it..
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