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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
10 Jun 2003 Male 40 Novice Dune De Pyla
France
16-24 km/h
Variable

Paraglider
Swing
Arcus

Student ttok glider and flew without ok from instructor. Landed in sea.

None
9 Jun 2003 Male Club Pilot Bunster
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
FLYING PLANET
Spirit



none
8 Jun 2003 Male 49 Wheston
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Variable

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Edel
Apollo 27

Student tripped having made a successful landing.

Fr lower arm.
8 Jun 2003 Male 48 Pilot Magilligan
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Powered HG
Powered
Wing:
Airwave
Magic 4

Engine:

mosquito



minor rib injury (no medical aid required)
7 Jun 2003 Male 56 Pilot Aspres
France
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Forward)
Solar Wings
Rush



none
7 Jun 2003 Male 38 Pilot Raf N Luffenham
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Variable

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
Harley
Paramont Pii



none
1 Jun 2003 Male 41 Club Pilot Mam Tor (East)
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Fiesta



bruising and initial winding
1 Jun 2003 Male 59 Pilot Folly At Maiden Newton
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Firebird
Hornet



dislocated shoulder and right elbow ( Ulna and radii).
1 Jun 2003 Female 24 Novice Darley Moor
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Variable

Flexwing Hang Glider
Winch Tow
Icaro
Mars



broken left humerous, bruises to left side
31 May 2003 Male 36 Pilot Aerotow-Com Aulk
Spain
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Flexwing Hang Glider
Aero Tow
Icaro
Relax



sprain to right wrist and a bruise on knee
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 15 December 2018 at 05:45:08 AM

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