Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 A2721 was being utilised for an Artillery Shoot on 10th December 1917
Its crew comprised:
- AS Hanna (Pilot)
- RA Burnard (Observer)
The RFC Casualty Report shows “On taking off (Estrees), aircraft climbed too steeply, side slipped and nose dived to the ground; pilot and observer uninjured”.
The aircraft was struck off charge of the squadron on 11th December 1917 and transferred to 2 AD