On 1944-12-27, Pilot B E Bell (Flying Officer, RCAF) service number J/44311, flew Typhoon Ib serial MP145 for this duty: unknown operation. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Abandoned near St Vith after being hit by flak and catching fire. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 439. The location for the map is St Vith, Belgium. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Bell: prisoner of war (PoW). There is no commemoration location known.