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    Sandakan Airfield Sabah State | Borneo Malaysia
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November 13, 1944

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Lat 5° 54' 3N Long 118° 3' 34E  Sandakan Airfield is located at Sandakan on the northwest coast of Borneo in Sabah State in Malaysia.

Built by the Japanese using Prisoner Of War (POW) labor. The airfield had two runways, Sandakan No. 1 and Sandakan No. 2.

During late 1944 until July 1945, attacked by American bombers and fighters.

American missions against Sandakan
October 24, 1944 - July 19, 1945

P-38L Lightning Serial Number 44-24519
Pilot Smith MIA April 13, 1945, 1 missing

Still in use today as Sandakan Airport. Airport codes: ICAO: WBKS and IATA: SDK.

American Graves Registration Service (AGRS) Report of Activities 18 Oct. 1946 by 1st Lt. Irving R. Wendt

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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