§ 49. Mr. Mulley
asked the Secretary of State for Air which aircraft were used to carry troops to British Guiana; and what was the number of men and weight of freight carried.
§ 51. Mr. Mayhew
asked the Secretary of State for Air what transport facilities were provided for the recent airlift of British troops to British Guiana.
§ Mr. Amery
Three Britannias and two Hastings of the Royal Air Force and four chartered civil aircraft flew 543 men and over 25 tons of freight from the United Kingdom to British Guiana. 169 men were flown from Jamaica to British Guiana in three civil aircraft chartered locally by the Commander, Caribbean Area. In addition three Royal Air Force Shackletons have gone to Jamaica where they are providing a daily air transport service from Jamaica to British Guiana in support of the British troops there.