HC Deb 28 November 1928 vol 223 cc421-2
53. Mr. DAY

asked the Secretary of State for Air the number of fatal accidents that have occurred in Great Britain to officers or men belonging to the Royal Air Force from 1st January, 1928, to the last convenient date; and whether there are any regulations in the Air Force which prevent flying officers taking up their aeroplanes on minor duties during foggy or very misty weather?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for AIR (Sir Philip Sassoon)

As regards

will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.


May I ask if the number of unemployed—


The hon. Member has only asked for figures, and now he asks a supplementary question.

Following is the statement:

the first part of the question, there have been 31 accidents this year to Royal Air Force personnel in this country involving 45 deaths. The reply to the second part is in the affirmative.