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    Tapini Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 8° 21' 47S Long 146° 57' 32E  Tapini village is located at an elevation of 2,883' / 878m. Located near Mount Strong.

Postwar
During the colonial era, a Patrol Officer (Kiap) was based at Tapini and Tapini Airfield was constructed in the postwar era.

Tapini Airfield
Built postwar

Beaufort A9-52
Pilot Sage crashed June 26, 1942

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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