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Kuwait: British Airways

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 53191, tabled on 22 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when the Government plans to publish information on BA flight 149, 1 August 1990, and the detention of British citizens from that flight in Kuwait.

Answered on

18 October 2021

Any information that the FCDO holds in its records on Flight BA149, and the detention of the passengers and crew from that flight by the then Iraqi government, will be made available at The National Archives in line with FCDO's obligations under Public Records Act, subject to any legal exemptions. Further information about the FCDO's record release programme is available at

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