MK997 crashed during a low level flight in lake Samsjøen near Værnes on 4 August 1950. The wreckage and the pilots remains were lifted from the lake bed in 2011 and by 2018 the wreckage was transported to Notodden. LN-IXE is reserved for this aircraft.
Stewart Dawson taking off in the Comanche Mk.Ia to join the Balbo finale of Flying Legends 2013. On the previous day, he had to return early as the cooling of the Merlin 35 became a concern. Originally this 54 Squadron Mk.Ia had a Merlin III.