HC Deb 26 July 1999 vol 336 cc55-6W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many low-level sorties under 220 feet were undertaken during(a) the Kosovo conflict and (b) the Gulf War. [92634]

Mr. George Robertson

The RAF did not undertake any operational low-level sorties during the course of the Kosovo campaign. Precise figures for the Gulf war are not available, but in excess of 170 operational low-level sorties were flown by the RAF at altitudes below 250 feet.