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    Gaile (Gaire) Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 9° 40' 5S Long 147° 24' 27E  Located on the southern coast, roughly 20km east of Port Moresby. Also known as Gaire Number One, Gaire, Kaile, Gaile, Gaire.

P-39D Airacobra Serial Number 41-6970
Pilot Ward force landed May 28, 1942 near the beach, salvaged in 1968

P-40E Warhawk Serial Number 41-24821
Pilot Finburg ditched November 17, 1942

G4M1 Betty
Pilot Tsusaki shot down July 10, 1942 wreckage and bodies recovered during the war

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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