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    Redscar Bay Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Redscar Bay is located at the mouth of Vanapa River and Galley Reach. Redscar (Redscar Head) is the name of a prominent rock that is red in color and clearly visible from the sea or air. To the northeast is Varivari Island.

P-39D Airacobra 41-6945
Pilot Carpenter, force landed on mud flat near Redscar

P-39F Airacobra 41-7136
Pilot Rice, last seen over Redscar area, MIA

B-25H Mitchell 43-4341
Pilot Dreger, crashed into sea off Redscar Head for reasons unknown

P-47D Thunderbolt
Pilot unknown, crashed on the beach

P-47D "Hi Topper" 42-8081
Pilot Lolos ditched October 10, 1943

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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