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    Motukea Island National Capital District (NCD) Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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5th AF c1943

Location
Motukea Island is located inside the northern end of Fairfax Harbor surrounded by coral reef and mangrove swamps. To the southeast is Tatana Island and Port Moresby (Town). To the southwest is Napa Napa.

Wartime History
No known wartime usage.

A-20G Havoc Serial Number 43-9626
Pilot Jesser, crashed March 18, 1944 crashed near Motukea Island, 2 missing

Today
Motukea Island has been expanded with land fill to create a much larger rectangular shaped island connected to the mainland by a road. The island is owned by construction company Curtain Brothers and used as their headquarters and depot area with a marina for boats.

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019

 

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