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    Rigo Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 9° 48' 0S Long 147° 33' 0E  Rigo is located near the southern coast of New Guinea, five miles inland from Kapa Kapa (Gabagaba) and to the east of Port Moresby.

P-39F Airacobra 41-7162
Piloted by Hornsby force landed May 27, 1942

P-39F Airacobra 41-7153
Piloted by Hawkins MIA May 27, 1942 last seen 5-10 miles south of Rigo

P-39F Airacobra 41-7116
Pilot Gholson crashed May 29, 1942 pilot survived

P-400 Airacobra piloted by Wahl
Force landed June 9, 1942 on the beach out of fuel

L-5 Sentinel 42-98074
Pilot Barnes crashed March 26, 1944 into the sea, pilot resuced

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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