Windscreen from the SE5a in which Major James McCudden had his fatal accident on 9 July 1918. On his way to take command of No. 60 Squadron in France, McCudden landed briefly at Auxi-le-Chateau aerodrome. When he took off again his engine stalled and the aircraft crashed. McCudden died of his injuries later that day.
Ref. VC register, p. 200.
Glass windscreen with rubber seal