Hang Glider

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 2405 entries for paraglider wings

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
15.06.2003 Male



Sutton Bank,
UK

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova


Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

None
15.06.2003 Male

Rating:
Novice



Bewaldeth,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Atlas

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

Dislocated shoulder.
14.06.2003 Male

Age:
46

Rating:
AP



Merthyr (Wales),
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
paramac


Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Broken collar bone
14.06.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
CP



Cautley Spout,
UK

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Fiesta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Fractured wrist and fractured pelvis
14.06.2003 Male

Age:
62

Rating:
Novice



High And Over,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Fiesta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Bruising to shoulder and grazing on head and also lip.
10.06.2003 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Novice



Dune De Pyla,
France

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Arcus
Student ttok glider and flew without ok from instructor. Landed in sea.

None
09.06.2003 Male

Rating:
CP



Bunster,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
FLYING PLANET
Spirit

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

None
08.06.2003 Male

Age:
49



Wheston,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Apollo 27

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Student tripped having made a successful landing.

Fr lower arm.
01.06.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
CP



Mam Tor (East),
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Fiesta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Bruising and initial winding
01.06.2003 Male

Age:
59

Rating:
P



Folly At Maiden Newton,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
Hornet

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Dislocated shoulder and right elbow ( ulna and radii).
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Last updated: 12 June 2024

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