§ Mr. Warren
asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many Royal Air Force aircraft of each of the following types have been destroyed or damaged beyond repair in service with the Royal Air Force: Harrier, Lightning and Phantom.367W
§ Mr. William Rodgers
Twenty-three Harrier, 56 Lightnings, and 15 Phantom aircraft have been destroyed or damaged beyond repair as a result of flying accidents while in service with the Royal Air Force. One Royal Air Force Phantom aircraft was destroyed as a result of an accident while on loan to the Royal Navy.