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Fire Services: Aviation

Volume 475: debated on Monday 12 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many aircraft incidents were attended by the fire service in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available. (204986)

The number of aircraft incidents attended by fire and rescue services since 1997-98 is set out as follows.

Aircraft incidents attended by fire and rescue services in England, 1997-98 to 2006-07

Number

1997-98

299

1998-99

378

1999-2000

231

2000-01

194

2001-02

259

2002-03

178

2003-04

211

2004-05

238

2005-06

187

2006-07

235