HC Deb 19 January 1990 vol 165 c473W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what reduction or increase has been made in the number of low-flying military jet sorties in each of the last five years.

Mr. Neubert

Over the last five years for which figures are available, the approximate number of military low-flying sorties in the United Kingdom attributed in central records to specific jet aircraft is as follows:

Year Number
1984 92,000
1985 95,000
1986 101,000
1987 96,000
1988 97,000