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    Mackay Queensland Australia

Lat 121° 8' 60S Long 149° 11' 60E  Mackay is located in Queensland in Australia.

Wartime History
During the WWII, the United States Army Air Force established rest and recreation facilities in Mackay. From the end of January 1943 until early 1944, thousands of United States servicemen were ferried almost daily from New Guinea to Mackay by air to spend roughly ten days rest and recuperation (R&R) in the vicinity.

Mackay Airfield
Wartime airfield

C-47A Dakota A65-32
Crashed March 14, 1954 into the sea off Mackay


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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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