Mallala A4-6 and A4-31 Crash Site

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Location Mallala, South Australia, Australia
Type raaf_accident_site
Description

RAAF WW2 Crash Site. Mallala Aerodrome boundary. (Now Mallala Motorsport Park)

 
On Friday 13th February 1942 at 0815 hours, two Avro Ansons from 6 Service Flying Training School, Mallala, A4-6 and A4-31, collided in mid-air after taking off.

Crew: A4-6
408920
McFARLANE Stanley Livingston
LAC Student pilot
From Melbourne VIC

408742
SHOPPEE Charles Tilley Collett
LAC Student pilot
From Newport VIC

Crew: A4-31:
409005
MUSTOW Keith Allan
LAC Student pilot
From Kew VIC

408993
HAYTER Keith Grant
LAC Student pilot
From Elsternwick VIC

REPORTS:

Official: Summary: https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=7127553

While performing a normal flying programme Ansons A4-6 and A4-31 collided in mid-air after taking off and crashed; killing all occupants. Cause of crash: Unknown.

Eyewitness:

None reported.

BURIALS/CREMATIONS:

HAYTER K.G.
Brighton General Cemetery VIC
C of E / Compt. Y /25

McFARLANE S.L.
Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery VIC
Presb. / Compt. D / 4561

MUSTOW K.A.
Booroondara General Cemetery VIC
Sect. L / Spec. A / 226A

SHOPPEE C.T.C.
Springvale Crematorium Melbourne VIC
Wall 2 / Sect. AA / Niche 569

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SHOPPEE, Charles Tilley Collett

Service number 408742
Leading Aircraftman
Born 24 Apr 1916

HAYTER, Keith Grant

Service number 408993
Leading Aircraftman
Born 5 Sep 1922

MCFARLANE, Stanley Livingstone

Service number 408920
Leading Aircraftman
Born 24 Nov 1919

MUSTOW, Keith Allan

Service number 409005
Leading Aircraftman
Born 28 Jun 1917

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