On 1944-08-12, Pilot R O Moen (Flying Officer, RCAF) service number J/22034, flew Typhoon Ib serial MN310 (squadron code 5V-U) for this duty: armed recce. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Crashed at St-Pierre-la-vieille Calavados. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 439. The location for the map is St-Pierre-la-vieille Calavados, France. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Moen: aircraft damaged by flak over Orne river. Pilot was killed when aircraft exploded during attempted crash landing in a field near St-Pierre-la-vielle..