On 1944-07-08, Pilot F McD Thomas (Flying Officer, RCAF) service number J/20648 flew Typhoon Ib serial MN464 (squadron code 5V-N) for this duty: armed recce. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: hit by flak near Saint Germain (source RCAF OVERSEAS). Crashed on approach to airfiel B.4 Beny-sur-Mer. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 439. The location for the map is Beny-sur-Mer. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Thomas: he was killed. He is commemorated at: Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery Reviers.