During a display at Sidmouth on 31 August 1984 XX257's engine failed, resulting in the pilot heading out to sea and ejecting before the aircraft hit the sea. The wreckage was recovered and the fuselage is stored at Charlwood, Surrey.
Originally designated R4Y-1. Stored at Davis-Monthan from 24 February 1986, and registered to National Museum of Naval Aviation in November 1992 as N5251B. Subsequently became N820TA, in January 1995, and N157JR in January 1995. Cancelled on 2 October 2007 on sale to Canada.
Preserved by Hawker Siddeley in potentially airworthy condition, and passed to the Royal Navy Historic Flight in 1970. It was destroyed following hydraulic failure after take-off from RNAS Prestwick on 10-6-89, leaving one undercarriage leg in the landing position. The pilot ((Lt. Cdr. John Beattie) reluctantly parachuted to safety, leaving the aircraft to crash into the Irish Sea.
Ex D-CACU, G-9-65, WG655. Flown by the Royal Navy Historic Flight. Damaged in a forced landing on 14-7-90, and sold to the USA to be rebuilt to flying condition as NX20MD. Returned to the UK in 2009 with The Fighter Collection at Duxford, and became G-CHFP on 20 April 2012, then re-registered G-INVN on 25th July 2018
Ex NC18, US Navy 32898, Royal Navy FT507, 44-67761. Painted as DR628/PB1, the personal aircraft of Prince Bernard of The Netherlands. Registration cancelled on 3 January 2018. (NB: FAA records show the c/n as 6869.)
Originally delivered to the RAF on 10th June 1974 as a T1, and transferred to the Navy as a T2 on 29 Oct 1976. Scrapped at Shawbury in May 1999 after use for spares, and nose section preserved at Dumfries & Galloway Museum since 2002.