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RAF Boulmer: North East Air Ambulance Service

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 10th June 2015.

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Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many times RAF Boulmer has been called on to assist the North East Air Ambulance Service on emergency and search and rescue missions in each of the last five years.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces)

The number of times RAF Boulmer was called upon to assist the North East Air Ambulance is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

The total number of annual Search and Rescue (SAR) callouts from RAF Boulmer for the last ten years is shown in the table below:

Year

RAF Boulmer – SAR Callouts

2005

144

2006

206

2007

170

2008

211

2009

214

2010

193

2011

181

2012

141

2013

157

2014

160

Total

1,777

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