Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 C8545 (14/06/1918)

Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 C8545 was being utilised for a Dusk Patrol (Acheux District) on 14th June 1918

Its crew comprised:

  • MC Sonnenberg (Pilot)
  • JT Thursfield (Observer)

The RFC Casualty Report shows “Machine left aerodrome at 7.10 and on landing owing to observer being wounded, machine ran into ditch on roadside; Pilot: OK; Observer wounded”


JT Thursfield

JT Thursfield was admitted to hospital (gun shot wounds) and struck off strength of the squadron

Thursfield J T Person

[Source; RAF Museum]

Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 C8545

The aircraft was struck off charge of the squadron and transferred to 2 AD