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    Burns Peak National Capital District (NCD) Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Justin Taylan 2003

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Justin Taylan 2007
Location
Lat 9° 28' 4S Long 147° 8' 54E  Burns Peak is a large hill to the north of Hanabada, Kaevaga, Konedobu and Port Moresby (Town). Today located in National Capital District (NCD) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Wartime History
By 1943, a fuel jetty and pipeline was built from Hanabada into Fairfax Harbor allowing fuel from ships to be piped to the northeast over the hills to the east of Burns Peak into June Valley then down to the northern end of 5 Mile Drone (Ward Drome).

Today
Atop the summit of Burns Peak are antennas. In the late 1990's a road cut was made into the hill to allow for the highway.

B-24J Liberator Serial Number 42-100205
Pilot Waurie crashed March 12, 1944 into a valley atop Burns Peak

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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