Dudley Nightshade Flt, Lt. 6 RNAS Petit Snythe, France.
Mission: Security Patrol. B Flt: 3 N-11's + 1 N-10. ALT: 2300 meters Engaged: 2 DFW Types. Results: B flt loss 1 Pilot Mortally wnd + 2 damage. Claims: 0 Bugger ! I just got in a good position and was firing off my 1st Drum when a loud Ripping Noise was heard. Then came a thunderous Flapping sound. All I could do was cut power and very slowly descend to a friendly Aerodrome.