Select Committee on Defence First Special Report


APPENDIX 14

Memorandum from the Ministry of Defence concerning aircraft accidents (31 May 2000)

  In January, I wrote to you with a summary of aircraft accidents. The next update has been slightly delayed, but I am now able to let you have the statistics. As previously promised, I also attach a summary of MAASs released to Parliament.

MILITARY AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS (RN, ARMY AND RAF): JANUARY-MAY 2000

Date
Aircraft
Service
Location
Aircrew fatalities
In UKLFS[2] (Y/N)
24 February 2000
Gazelle-ZB666
Army
Kenya
Nil
N
2 March 2000
Lynx-XZ662
Army
South Armagh, Northern Ireland
Nil
N
17 April 2000
Lynx-XZ207
Army
Boxberg-Epplingen, Germany
Nil
N
19 April 2000
Puma-XW207
RAF
Catterick, North Yorkshire
Nil
N



MILITARY AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT SUMMARIES RELEASED TO PARLIAMENT: JANUARY-MAY 2000

Accident date
Aircraft
Service
Location
Aircrew fatalities
In UKLFS (Y/N)
MAAS release date
03/09/98
Jaguar GR1-XZ108
RAF
North Sea, off Norfolk Coast
Nil
N
07/03/2000
04/02/99
Harrier GR7-ZD326
RAF
7 nm east of RAF Laabruch, Germany
Nil
N
07/03/2000
05/03/99
Bulldog T1-XX666
RAF
RAF Leuchars
Nil
N
07/03/2000
18/12/98
Harrier GR7-ZD434
RAF
Barnard Castle, County Durham
1
Y
20/03/2000
21/01/99
Tornado GR1-ZA330[3]
RAF
Near Mattersey, Nottinghamshire
2[4]
Y
20/04/2000




2   UKLFS-United Kingdom Low Flying System. Back

3   In mid-air collision with civilian Cessna 152. Back

4   Two civilian fatalities. Back


 
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