History[edit | edit source]

Originally built as c/n 5350 and delivered to the 131st Kokutai. Captured at Suzuka airfield, Japan in 1945.

To the USA[edit | edit source]

In November 1945 sent to the USA via carrier USS Barnes to the Technical Air Intelligence Center at NAS Anacostia and further tested as FE-1200 and later as T2-1200.[1] Transferred to Olmstead Field, Pennsyvania to be restored for museum display in 1946. Displayed at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania from 1958 till 1980.

Fate[edit | edit source]

Ended up in storage in the Paul E. Garber facility of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), without its wings.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

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