To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Royal Air Force aircraft have been lost as a result of technical malfunction for each year since 1979, listing the type of aircraft involved.
On those losses of Royal Air Force aircraft for which board of inquiry findings are available, the following have been identified as having occurred owing to technical malfunctions:
|Year||Number of Aircraft||Type Aircraft|
|1979||5||Hunter/Jet Provost/Harrier Buccaneer/Lightning|
|1To 4 December|
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Jet Provost aircraft have crashed as a result of technical malfunction for each year since 1979.
Aircraft lost through technical malfunction as positively identified are as follows:
|1 To 4 December.|