5° 29' 50S Long 154° 43' 60E Chabai is located in northern Bougainville on the west coast. To the northwest is Tarlena. To the southeast is Porton.
During early 1942, occupied by the Japanese until the middle of April 1945 when the area was occupied by the Australian Army.
American missions against Chabai
November 22, 1943 - May 15, 1944
Japanese airfield, abandoned after being bombed
B-25C Mitchell 42-32255
Pilot Schaffner crashed November 23, 1943 into the sea off Chabai
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January 11, 2018