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    Melville Island Northern Territory Australia

Location
Lat 11° 40' 0S Long 131° 0' 0E  Melville Island is a large island. To the east borders the Dundas Strait. To the west borders Apsley Strait and Bathurst Island. To the south is Clarence Strait, Darwin and Darwin Harbor. To the southeast is Van Diemen Gulf.

A6M2 Zero Manufacture Number 5349 Tail BII-124
Pilot Toyoshima force landed February 19, 1942 salvaged by RAAF, displayed AAHC

Point Jahleel
Located on the northeast coast of Melville Island.

B-25C Mitchell Serial Number N5-133
Pilot Swaneforce landed March 30, 1943

Cape Gambier
Located on Melville Island.

Spitfire A58-107 Tail EE607
Pilot Nichterlein crashed June 20, 1943

Snake Bay Airport
Built postwar near Snake Bay. Airport codes: ICAO: YSNB IATA: SNB.

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Last Updated
September 1, 2018

 

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March 1944

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