One of the other airfields in the Popondetta
area, it based P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft primarily.
The runway and area is completely overgrown with
Kunai grass. But, for those who know where to look, there are
many remains of P-38 aircraft.
During the walk to the airfield, Frank pointed
out the site of several P-38 crash sites where only twisted remains
Also, there were many rusted engines and superchargers
and other spare parts in one area of the field. All were completely
rusted, and the metal washed white due to the fact they were in
the exposed sunlight or kunai grass.
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