Squadron Leader Mal CotterellPrint Page
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.
|Address:||Aerodrome Road, East Sale RAAF Base, Mal Cotterell Memorial Oval, East Sale, 3850|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.105586|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||05-August-1991|
|Actual Event End Date:||05-August-1991|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 5th March, 1988|
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.