HA623 Simon Watson new

 HA623 towed past during the Air Force Parade Day at Palam, New Dehli, on 8 October 1997. (Copyright Simon Watson)


  Summary of History  
Date Note Code/Serial
1945 Built at Hawker Aircraft Ltd at Langley (Contract ACFT/2438/C.23(a)). MW848
May 1948 Bought by Hawker from RAF surplus stocks, refurbished and sold to India. HA623
1948 Delivered to Indian Air Force. HA623
1969- On display at IAF Museum, Palam AB, New Delhi. HA623


HA623 Arjun Sarup

A newly restored HA623 at the India Air Force Museum, Palam. Photo taken in March 2020 by Arjun Sarup.




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