Thunder & Lightnings

Hawker Sea Hawk

Survivor 131 (really WM983, composite with XE489)

History Survivors Gallery Walkaround Links, References & Credits

131 - Militaire Luchtvaart Museum, Soesterberg, Netherlands

Click for previous survivorSurvivor imageClick for next survivor

Sea Hawk FB.5 131 at Soesterberg, 4th March 2007; Henk Niemeyer

The Militaire Luchtvaart Museum (Military Aviation Museum) at Soesterberg has this beautifully preserved Sea Hawk, which is really WM983 (and has the rear fuselage from XE489). After retirement WM983 was on display for many years at the Cornwall Aero Park/Flambards Theme Park but with the gradual dispersion of that collection it ended up in the grounds of Chilton Cantelo school before being acquired by the Militaire Luchtvaart Museum and restored in Dutch Navy colours.

Information on this page current as of 12/01/2012

Find other photos of 131 on the following sites:

Air-Britain - - - - - -