GOODFELLOW, Keith

Two bomber aircraft collided in midair 5 miles from Bairnsdale Victoria. The accident occurred during formation flying practice. 4 RAAF sergeants were killed.

Last Name
GOODFELLOW
Given Names
Keith
Service Number
409301
Date of Birth
17/08/1921
Birth Location
Preston VIC.
Enlistment Date
15/08/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
17/10/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 19
Intake Date
13/09/1941
Finish Date
04/05/1942
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
27/08/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Bairnsdale Vic. Australia
Date of Death
27/08/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery Viv. Australia
Notes

Two bomber aircraft collided in midair 5 miles from Bairnsdale Victoria. The accident occurred during formation flying practice. 4 RAAF sergeants were killed.

Posting on Death
1 Operational Training Unit Bairnsdale Vic.
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - GOODFELLOW Keith - Service Number 409301

Acknowledgements

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