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British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

Incident Reports - Informal Investigations

This page lists all BHPA incident reports (informal investigations) available on this website. You can view all incident reports, or filter reports by Hang Gliding, Powered Hang Gliding, Paragliding, Paramotoring or Parascending. The incident report database can also be searched.

If a "formal investigation" has been undertaken into one of the incidents listed below, a link to the relevant formal report will be displayed below the incident date.

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Date Gender Age Rating Location Wind Speed &
Conditions
Wing &
Launch Type
Glider Summary Injury
27 Feb 2005 Male Club Pilot




Pilot discovered emergency chute would not pull out of harness. Repacked and worked ok.

none
24 Feb 2005 Male 51 Club Pilot Macher
Spain
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Swing
Arcus

Pilot suffered mid-air with hang glider and fell heavily.

fr vertebra, fr fibula
22 Feb 2005 Male Club Pilot Macher
Spain
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Sierra

Pilot was dragged into parked cars while trying to control glider.

none
19 Feb 2005 Male 35 Novice Montellano
Spain
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Swing
Arcus

Students glider suffered symmetric collapse possibly due to rotor from edge of hill. Student landed heavily without PLF.

fr clavicle
19 Feb 2005




Parachute packers info from Bill Morris. See IR form for info.

none
12 Feb 2005 Female 42 Novice Roque Brune
France
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Gradient
Bright Classic

Student crashed feet first into cliff having become flustered by proximity to sea and railway line.

fr feet
8 Feb 2005 Female 56 Pilot Mere Rifle Range
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Airwave
Sport

Pilot crashed having sustained an asymmetric collapse on approach, probably due to thermic turbulence.

fr vertebra, fr ankle
31 Jan 2005 Male 43 Club Pilot Marleycombe
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Variable

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Tetra (M)

Pilot failed to properly control glider following symmetric collapse at low level in marginal conditions.

fr ribs, punctured lung
29 Jan 2005 United Kingdom




Multiple report on reserve repack by Bill Morris. See report for details.

26 Jan 2005 West Firle
United Kingdom







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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 23 September 2018 at 05:45:07 AM

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