On 1945-01-01, Pilot R W Keller (Flying Officer, RCAF) service number J/37649 flew Typhoon Ib serial PD503 (squadron code F3-R) for this duty: bombing operation. His mission was not completed. Shot apart on take off from B.78 Eindhoven on the morning of January 1, 1945 at the opening of the Luftwaffe attack during Operation Bodenplatte. Was #2 to the flight leader who was also killed. This aircraft was part of squadron no. 438. The location for the map is B.78 Airfield Eindhoven. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Keller: he was killed. He is commemorated at: Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery Netherlands.