Paraglider

British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

Incident Reports - Informal Investigations

Incident reports received by the BHPA are available in summary form on this page. If you're looking for reports of formal investigations undertaken in the case of a serious incident, please visit our Incident Reports (formal investigations) page.

Incident reports are available in summary form for the following wing types:

Incident reports for paraglider wings are displayed below in summary form.

The BHPA incident reports database is fully searchable. To refine your search you can specify a particular wing type and select "or" or "and". For example, if you want to search for paraglider incidents at Hay Bluff, for best search results select paraglider from the drop down list and the "and" option.

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If available, total hours flown and hours flown in the previous six months are included below, with the latter displayed in brackets.

There are 2408 entries for paraglider wings

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
06.07.2003 Male

Age:
48

Rating:
CP



Milk Hill,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Up
Soul

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Fr pelvis (two fr).
06.07.2003 Male

Age:
47

Rating:
Novice



Glyders,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Gradient
Bright

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
Student stumbled while walking across hill. None flying accident.

Torn ligaments to knee
01.07.2003 Male

Age:
65

Rating:
CP



Llangranog,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Superspace
27

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Fractured vertebra.
28.06.2003 Male

Rating:
P



Rowl Gate,
UK

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Launch Type:
Winch Tow
No details available

None
28.06.2003 Female

Age:
30

Rating:
CP



Nant Y Moel,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Arcus

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilots collided while ridge soaring.

Bruising
24.06.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Novice



Bedlinog,
UK

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Harmony 2

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

Compressed vertebrae t12
24.06.2003 Female

Age:
31

Rating:
Novice



Discwolfa (),
UK

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Focus

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Two small fractures of tibia, one of fibula, both left side.
22.06.2003 Female

Rating:
Novice



Kimmeridge,
UK

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Up
Vision Classic

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

None
21.06.2003 Male

Rating:
Novice



Little Tailbridge,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Prima

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

Dislocated right arm
19.06.2003 Male

Age:
47

Rating:
AP



Forclaz,
France

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Gradient
Bliss

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot had hard landing after attempting to land in strong windy and thermic conditions.

Fr r ankle (lateral maleolus), fr r wrist (medial styloid).
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Last updated: 23 June 2024

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