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    Warangoi East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Justin Taylan 2006
Lat 4° 28' 60S Long 152° 9' 0E  Warangoi village is located along the eastern coast of New Britain, southeast of Rabaul. The Warangoi River empties into Warangoi Bay and Saint Georges Channel at this location.

P-38J-5 Lightning Serial Number 42-67155
Pilot Head ditched January 18, 1944

B-25C "Skilla" Serial Number 42-64570
Pilot Swartzfager crashed January 20, 1944 wreckage located postwar, rediscovered 1982.

TBM-1C Avenger Bureau Number 25303
Pilot Gundlach crashed February 10, 1944 wreckage found 1950s

F4U-1 Corsair Bureau Number 02566
Pilot Morris crashed February 10, 1944 wreckage found 1990
and recovered to Kokopo War Museum

F4U-1A Corsair Bureau Number 55908
Pilot Harrison crashed February 11, 1944 wreckage identified in 1983, two recovery missions

SBD-5 Dauntless Bureau Number 28161
Pilot Anderson MIA May 17, 1944 crashed four and a half miles from the mouth of the river

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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