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28-February-2016
28-February-2016

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The Mal Cotterell Memorial Oval commemorates Squadron Leader Mal Cotterell who was tragically killed in August 1991.   He was killed in the crash of a PC9 aircraft.

 

 

Location

Address:Aerodrome Road, East Sale RAAF Base, Mal Cotterell Memorial Oval, East Sale, 3850
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.105586
Long: 147.125299
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:05-August-1991
Actual Event End Date:05-August-1991

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th March, 1988
Front Inscription

The Mal Cotterell Memorial Oval

The oval was named on the 15 March 1992 by Mrs. Linda Cotterell, wife of Sqnlde. Mal Cotterell.

Mal, a flight commander at the Central Flying School, in the company of his student Capt. Mohd Tadjudin RMAF, died in a PC9 crash on the 5 August 1991.

Mal was a keen member of the R.A.A.F. East Sale Hockey Club.

Per Ardua Ad Astra.

 

Source: MA
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