§ Mr. Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) whether Sir John Day was aware of the incident at Wilmington, USA in 1989 concerning a Chinook HC1 at the time of the RAF Board of Inquiry into the Mull of Kintyre accident; 
(2) pursuant to his answer dated 23 October 2000, Official Report, column 28W, on the Mull of Kintyre accident, if Sir John Day knew of the Department's litigation against Textron and Boeing regarding FADEC at the time of the RAF Board of Inquiry into the Mull of Kintyre accident. 
§ Mr. Spellar
[holding answer 9 November 2000]: As I said in my previous answer, Sir John Day was aware there had been an incident and that legal action was being taken, but was not aware of the detail.