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    Lifaba Island (Lebata Island) Mine Bay Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat -8.524848° Long 150.047534° Lifaba Island in the Trobriand Islands. Located near Litisa Island (Islet Island) roughly 15 miles west of Kawa Island. Also known as Lebata Island.

B-24D "Cowtown's Revenge" 41-23750
Pilot Riggins ditched January 6, 1943 one died in crash, one died later, remainder rescued

References
The War Diaries of Eddie Allan Stanton 109-110

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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