HC Deb 30 June 1937 vol 325 c1955
37. Mr. Noel-Baker

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air how many members of the Royal Air Force have lost their lives in accidents occuring in displays on Empire Air Day; and by whom these displays are organised and arranged?

Lieut.-Colonel Muirhead

As stated to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Thanet (Captain Balfour) on 2nd June last, six deaths are recorded as having taken place during the four years since Empire Air Day was initiated. The displays are organised and arranged by the Royal Air Force with the assistance of the Air League of the British Empire.

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