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Picture relating to Cape Melville - titled 'Wreckage of Bell P39N Aerocobra'

Wreckage of Bell P39N Aerocobra

contributed by Booshman, taken on 13 July 1999
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The wing structure was all that remained in July 1999 of this World War II wreck. Numerous other aircraft wrecks are located in the bay itself and the hinterland. The USAAF and the RAAF had a number of air bases - long abandoned - on Cape York - Iron Range and Bamaga to name two.

This picture is also part of the following Bonzle photo collections: