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by Des Pike
Sun Sep 18, 2016 3:18 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: P-38 crash in Morehead area of PNG
Replies: 2
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Re: P-38 crash in Morehead area of PNG

I have already provided photos of the crash site to this forum and I thought that they would have already been uploaded. Two stories seem to be possibly associated with this wreckage: 1. During the war three P38's en route Port Moresby-Merauke ran out of fuel in the Bensbach/Arufi area. The story is...
by Des Pike
Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:48 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: P-38 crash in Morehead area of PNG
Replies: 2
Views: 7537

P-38 crash in Morehead area of PNG

I was posted to the Morehead subdistrict of the Western Province in 1975/76 and during the dry season it was possible to drive through the plains to the south of Morehead. In a swampy area perhaps ten kilometres south of the Morehead station there was a P-38 which had crash-landed there. I have long...