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
29.03.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice



Sennybridge,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
PRIMA


Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

None
28.03.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice



Mamtor,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Mac
Muse

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Broken leg
26.03.2003 Male

Age:
37

Rating:
Novice



Blorenge,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Alpha 27

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Right ankle, fracture posterior maleus.
22.03.2003 Male

Rating:
CP



Big Collin,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Gin
No details available

None
22.03.2003 Male

Age:
43

Rating:
P



Malvern,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
QUATRX
Wndtech

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Poss, fracture vertebrae
21.03.2003 Male

Age:
30

Rating:
Novice



Tailbridge,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Santana

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Lowerback
13.03.2003 Male

Age:
25

Rating:
Novice



Darley Moor,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Ozone
Atom

Launch Type:
Winch Tow
No details available

Fr ankle
02.03.2003 Female

Age:
38

Rating:
CP



Telegraph Hill,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Xact

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

None
02.03.2003 Male

Age:
53

Rating:
CP



Bell Hill,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
SKY PARAGLIDERS
Lift

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Spiral oblique fracture 5th metacarpal left hand.
16.02.2003 Male

Age:
27

Rating:
CP



Nont Saras, East Bowl,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Harley
Soroco

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Spinal fracture
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Last updated: 12 June 2024

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