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Kosovo: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 6 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) C-17 Globemaster, (b) C-130K Hercules, (c) C-130J Hercules, (d) Tristar and (e) VC-10 aircraft sorties were flown in support of the 2004 Spearhead Land Element’s deployment to Kosovo in March 2004. (170805)

[holding answer 4 December 2007]: The number of sorties flown in support of the 2004 Spearhead Land Element’s deployment to Kosovo in March 2004 is as follows:

Aircraft

Number of sorties

C-17 Globemaster

5

C-130K Hercules

15

C-130J Hercules

15

Tristar

1

VC-10

6