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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 May 2003 Male 38 Pilot Kemble
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
waterbird
Nb Round Canopy Not Specified.



none
15 May 2003 Male 36 Club Pilot Mount Caburn
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Nova
Xyon



none
15 May 2003 Male 42 Advanced Pilot Lijar
Spain
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Airwave
Xxx



Fracture 2x vertebrae, compressed 1 dics. Hospital in Spain (Records have been kept by his doctor)
15 May 2003 Male 46 Novice Mere
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
GRADIENT
Bright



broken wrist
12 May 2003 Male 31 Novice Perranporth
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Assisted)
Moyes
Mars 170



dislocated shoulder
11 May 2003 Male 46 Pilot Sutton Meadows
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Gusts

Flexwing Hang Glider
Aero Tow
Aeros
Combat 2



sprained right wrist, bruised right knee, 2 broken teeth
10 May 2003 Male 50 Club Pilot Parlick
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Sierra



back and facial
10 May 2003 Female 40 Club Pilot Barton Airfield
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Vehicle/Boat Tow
Edel
Apollo



severe bruising to the spinal area, whiplash injury
10 May 2003 Male 15 Novice Luffenham
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Variable

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
waterbird
Standard



grazed left hand and bruise left shoulder and knee
5 May 2003 Male 48 Advanced Pilot Caburn
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
GRADIENT



disclocated shoulder R/H
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 23 September 2018 at 05:45:07 AM

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