On 1944-08-08, Pilot I W Smith (Flight Lieutenant, RCAF) service number J/22244, flew Typhoon Ib serial JR521 (squadron code 5V-M) for this duty: armed recce. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Force landed at Saint-Germain-d'Ectot after engine seized up. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 439. The location for the map is Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, France. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Smith: he was unhurt.