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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
15 Jun 2003 Male 64 Club Pilot Broughton Heights
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Turbulent

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Edel
Atlas



Fractured vertebra
15 Jun 2003 Male 44 Club Pilot Knipe Scar
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Ozone
Vibe



crushed vertabrae - broken wrist
15 Jun 2003 Male Club Pilot Bradwell Edge
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Variable

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Airwave
Wave



Broken Tibia at ankle
15 Jun 2003 Male Sutton Bank
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Nova



none
15 Jun 2003 Male Novice Bewaldeth
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Edel
Atlas



Dislocated shoulder.
14 Jun 2003 Male 46 Advanced Pilot Merthyr (Wales)
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
paramac



Broken Collar Bone
14 Jun 2003 Male 41 Club Pilot Cautley Spout
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Fiesta



fractured wrist and fractured pelvis
14 Jun 2003 Male 62 Novice High And Over
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Fiesta



bruising to shoulder and grazing on head and also lip.
12 Jun 2003 Male 14 Novice Kennel Farm Warmingham
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
waterbird
Magnum



none
12 Jun 2003 Male 44 Novice Darley Moor
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Variable

Flexwing Hang Glider
Winch Tow
Icaro
Mars



Fr left arm, torn tendons in arm.
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 15 December 2018 at 05:45:08 AM

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