Mallala A4-6 and A4-31 Crash Site Back to Search

Normal mallalara2b

Details

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

Read more...
Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Condition

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

Showing 4 people of interest from memorial

HAYTER, Keith Grant

Service number 408993
Leading Aircraftman
Born 5 Sep 1922

SHOPPEE, Charles Tilley Collett

Service number 408742
Leading Aircraftman
Born 24 Apr 1916

MCFARLANE, Stanley Livingstone

Service number 408920
Leading Aircraftman
Born 24 Nov 1919

MUSTOW, Keith Allan

Service number 409005
Leading Aircraftman
Born 28 Jun 1917

Thumb mallalara2bThumb mallalara2aThumb mallalara2c
Showing 3 of 3 images.
Click images to start slideshow.