Hang Glider

British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

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.

Page 198 of 237.

Show search results for

[ Top ] - [ Prev ] - [ Next ] - [ Bottom ]

Date Gender Age Rating Location Wind Speed &
Conditions
Wing &
Launch Type
Glider Summary Injury
21 Apr 2003 Male 55 Pilot Chinrwell Tora
United Kingdom
32-40 km/h
Thermic

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Forward)
Airwave
K2



none
18 Apr 2003 Male 29 Pilot Mercury
United Kingdom
32-40 km/h
Gusts

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Forward)
Moyes
Xtralite



CONCUSSION, X-RAYS SHOWS A SHADOW ON SKULL
18 Apr 2003 Male 40 Pilot Mercury
United Kingdom
32-40 km/h
Gusts

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Assisted)
Solar Wings
Xkr



Sprained ankle
18 Apr 2003 Male 35 Club Pilot United Kingdom 32-40 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Firebird
Marlin



bruising
16 Apr 2003 Male 32 Club Pilot Beachy Head
United Kingdom


Paraglider
Nova
Carbon



Fr L1 & L2
15 Apr 2003 Male 39 Novice High Edge
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)




Cut Knee
10 Apr 2003 Female 36 Advanced Pilot Quest Air Soaring
US
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Flexwing Hang Glider
Aero Tow
Moyes
Litespeed 4



Badly cut nose.
8 Apr 2003 Male Walla Crag
United Kingdom


Paraglider




CHEST, PELVIC, DAMAGE. RESUCE CALLED FOR AIRLIFT
8 Apr 2003 Male 55 Advanced Pilot Switzerland 32-40 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Advance
Sigma 5

Pilot took off into crap conditions - too windy.

Crush damage to lower back and neck. Severe damage to L1. Internal injuries.
6 Apr 2003 Male 58 Advanced Pilot United Kingdom

Flexwing Hang Glider




none
Go to: Incident Reports (formal investigations)
Go to: Annual Incident Analysis Reports
Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 23 June 2018 at 05:45:05 AM

[ Top ] - [ Prev ] - [ Next ] - [ Bottom ]

Show search results for