On 1944-08-19, Pilot W K Scharff (Flight Lieutenant, RCAF) service number J/7814 flew Typhoon Ib serial PD448 for this duty: bombing and strafing enemy vehicles. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss : shot down by flak. This aircraft was part of squadron no. 439. The location for the map is Orbec France. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Scharff: he was killed. He is commemorated at: Runnymede Memorial, United Kingdom.