HC Deb 17 July 1997 vol 298 c323W
Mr. Alasdair Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the cost of the recovery and clean-up operation following the recent crash of a Harrier jet near Gelston, Kirkcudbrightshire. [8716]

Mr. Spellar

The extra costs incurred by my Department in recovering the aircraft and during the environmental clean-up operation are estimated to be in the order of £53,000. This figure does not include the cost of any claims received as a result of the accident.

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