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Flying Accidents

Volume 931: debated on Saturday 5 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many accidents involving low-flying training aircraft have taken place over Wales since 1970; and if he will list the aircraft involved.

Since 1970 there have been five accidents in Wales to RAF training aircraft engaged in low-level flying which resulted in the destruction of the aircraft. These were:

Date, Number and Type of Aircraft

  • 17th May 1971, 1 Hunter
  • 8th November 1971, 1 Hunter
  • 30th April 1976, 2 Gnats
  • 4th May 1976, 1 Hunter
  • 4th April 1977, 1 Buccaneer.