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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
31 May 2003 Male 38 Pilot Fontanile , Castelluccio, Di Norcia. Itlay
Italy
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
FLYING PLANET
Spirit



vertebra compression fracture and possible cracked rib
31 May 2003 Male 22 Novice Talybont
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Advance
Alpha



Broken Ankle
30 May 2003 Female 51 Club Pilot Laragne
France
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Flexwing Hang Glider
Foot (Forward)
Wills Wing
Eagle 145



Two fractured arms.
30 May 2003 Male 30 Advanced Pilot Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider




none
30 May 2003 Male 41 Novice Muggery Bottom
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Fiesta



fractured wrist and elbow and also bruised spine.
29 May 2003 Male 40 Club Pilot Larange
France
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Sentra Large.



Fr Femur
28 May 2003 Male 38 Club Pilot Nant Y Moel
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Swing
Astral



Severe bruising to muscles of lower spine. Compressed vertebra.
27 May 2003 Male 21 Pilot Babadag (Olu Deniz) Turkey
Turkey


Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Nova
Carbon



none
26 May 2003 Male 36 Club Pilot Haresfield
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Variable

Paraglider
Advance
Sigma 4



none
26 May 2003 Male 53 Club Pilot Haresfield
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Variable

Paraglider
Edel
Confidance



none
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 18 December 2018 at 05:45:08 AM

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