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    Timoeka Airfield Mimika Regency | Papua Province Indonesia
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USAAF c1944

Location
Lat 136° 30' 0" E Long 4° 45' 0" S. Timoeka Airfield is located near Timoeka (Timuka, Timika) on the southern coast of New Guinea.

Construction
Built by the Japanese during the war.

American missions against Timoeka
March 18, 1943 - June 3, 1944

Bob Rocker adds:
"I have a low level aerial taken by the 312th BG of the finished Airstrip but the Japanese never got to fly a plane off of it as the Allies were just moving to quickly and the Japanese had to abandon the airfield."

Lockheed Hudson A16-169
Pilot Burns crashed April 3, 1943

References
Index to Air Bases Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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