Sergeant Colin McDonald BROADFOOT

Service No: 416203
Born: Albury NSW, 6 August 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 April 1941 (at Adelaide SA)
Unit: No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School, Parafield SA
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School Tiger Moth aircraft A72-236), Parafield, 20 July 1942, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Mitcham Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred Norman and Jessie Broadfoot, of Fullarton.
Roll of Honour: Adelaide SA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 0955 hours on 20 July 1942 Tiger Moth A72-234 was taking off as A72-236 came in to land. Both aircraft converged at about 100 feet when A72-236 turned steeply to port, climbed and then stalled and crashed. The crew members of A72-236 were:

Sergeant Colin McDonald Broadfoot (416203) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Ian McIntyre Hunter (417194) (Student) Seriously injured, Died 28 July 1942


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 39

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