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    Rigo Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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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. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Territory of Papua. Today located in Kairuku-Hiri District of Central Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

G4M1 Model 11 Betty Tail F-???
Commander Fujii crashed March 27, 1942

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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May 26, 2021


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