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Saudi Arabia: Tornado Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 52344, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when RAF personnel last serviced the Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado that was shot down over Yemen on 14 February 2020; what steps have been taken to replace that Tornado; and what support has been offered to its crew members.

Answered on

4 June 2020

RAF personnel do not service Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado aircraft.

Operational planning for the Tornado fleet and aircrew support are matters for the Royal Saudi Air Force.