Dudley Nightshade
Flt. Lt.
B Flight

Feb 7, 1917.

I say, bit of a sticky wicket today. Flew as Tail end a/c on a 8 machine Balloon bust mission. The chaps got the gas bag ,but we were spread out all over the sky. I do believe that this formation caused the Lost of a N-17 that was reported in flames in the Target Area.