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    Pyramid Hill Morobe Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

USAAF c1944

Location
Pyramid Hill is the name of a feature in the Markam Valley surrounded by kunai grass. Nearby is the Maralumi Creek and both the Markham River and Erap River near Nadzab. Postwar, near the base of the hill, the Leahy family operated a grain farm. Target Hill is about two or three NM north.

P-38J Lightning
Force landed near Maralumi Creek, scrapped in late 1950s or early 1960s

P-38 Lighting
Force landed near Pyramid Hill

B-25 Mitchell
Force landed near the edge of the Markham River

P-47D Thunderbolt
Force landed in kunai grass near Markham River

References
Thanks to Richard Leahy for additional information

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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