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    Kerowagi (Korowagi) Chimbu Province (Simbu) Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 5° 53' 55S Long 144° 51' 10E  Kerowagi is located in the Highlands at an elevation of 6,033' / 1,838m. Prewar, a mission was established at this village. Also known as Kerowagi Mission or Korowagi. Located to the south is Chimbu.

Wartime History
During October 1944, a detachment from No. 12 Repair and Salvage Unit (12 RSU) was based at Kerowagi.

A-20G Havoc 43-21631
Pilot Neel crashed October 10, 1944

Kerowagi Airfield
Wartime emergency landing strip

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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