On 1945-03-02, Pilot D J Heard (Flight Lieutenant, RCAF) service number J/22976, flew a Typhoon Ib with serial RB285 for this duty: bombing mission. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: hit by flak, crashed near Appelhusen. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 438. The location for the map is Appelhusen Germany. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Heard: prisoner of war (PoW).