On 1945-04-04, Pilot E J McAlpine (Flight Lieutenant, RCAF) service number J/5788 flew Typhoon Ib serial RB217 (squadron code F3-J) for this duty: unknown operation. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: shot down by Luftwaffe Bf-109, crashed near Diepholz. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 438. The location for the map is Diepholz Germany. Circumstances at the end of this mission for McAlpine: he was killed. He is commemorated at: Hanover War Cemetery Germany.