Lat 8° 37 S Long 148° 20 E Cape Killerton is located on the north coast of New Guinea. To the southwest is Sanananda and about six and a half miles northwest is Cape Endaiadere. Cape Killerton is the nearest anchorage to Popondetta roughly eleven miles inland. The Cape Killerton Track is a walking trail that connects inland to the Sanananda Track.
After the Allies captured Buna and Gona during late January 1943, Cape Killerton was developed by the U. S. Army as a base area.
"Reluctant Dragon" Serial Number 40-1406
Pilot McGlasson crashed September 12, 1943
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January 11, 2018