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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.

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Date Gender Age Rating Location Wind Speed &
Conditions
Wing &
Launch Type
Glider Summary Injury
14 Jul 2003 Male 39 Club Pilot Blorenge
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Airwave
Harmony



Fractured 2 fingers, one of which also dislocated. Both right hand.
12 Jul 2003 Male 38 Pilot North Luffenham
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
waterbird
Jumbo



Bruising to forehead.
12 Jul 2003 Male 40 Pilot North Luffenham
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
Sportlite
Ascending 324



none
7 Jul 2003 Male 28 Club Pilot Bedlinog
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Forward)
Hi Way
Vision



Dislocated shoulder.
6 Jul 2003 Male 48 Club Pilot Milk Hill
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Up
Soul



Fr Pelvis (two fr).
6 Jul 2003 Male 47 Novice Glyders
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Gradient
Bright

Student stumbled while walking across hill. None flying accident.

Torn ligaments to knee
5 Jul 2003 Male 66 Novice Raf Kemble
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
Harley
New Wave 350



Concussion, bruising.
1 Jul 2003 Male 65 Club Pilot Llangranog
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Superspace
27



Fractured vertebra.
1 Jul 2003 United Kingdom

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Forward)
Goldmarque
Gyr



28 Jun 2003 Male Pilot Rowl Gate
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Winch Tow




none
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 15 December 2018 at 05:45:08 AM

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