indonesia Frans Kaisiepo



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1° 11' 24'' S - 136° 6' 27'' E
Elevation: 46 feet

History of this Location

During the uncertainty and expansionist ambitions of Indonesia, the RNLAF deployed Hunters to the base, in defence of what was Netherlands New Guinea. These were accompanied by 2 Alouette II of SAR Flight, from 1960 to the end of 1961.

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List of units at Biak/Frans Kaisiepo

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1960/62NL 298 SquadronOH-23B 1955/64
1960/62NL SAR FlightAlouette II 1959/67
1955/62NL vsq 7AB204B 1962/78
1950NL vsq 8
1949/51NL vsq 7

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