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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
2 Mar 2013 Male 55 CP Mam Tor
United Kingdom
15-20 Km/h
Light Turbulence

Paraglider
Foot
Mac Para
Envy 2

Pilot had mid air collision with another paraglider. Crash landed.

Minor Injuries:
Head Injuries

24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider


During repack bungees on deployment bag found to have lost elasticity. Replacement advised.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider


During repack webbing to webbing connection noted.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider


During repack noted two 6mm trapezium Maillons used instead of one of the correct size and shape.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider


During repack parachute lines found to be twisted up. Parachute did not deploy when tested.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider


6mm Maillon replaced with 7mm Maillon during repack.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Flexwing Hang Glider


During a repack it was noted that the deployment handle had pins but there was nowhere for the pins on the harness. Parachute very difficult to deploy.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider


During repack the Maillon connecting the harness bridle to the parachute bridle was found to be loose. There were no elastic bands holding it in place.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Paraglider


During repack Parachute deployment handle had been damages and then home repaired with unknown thread type/strength.

Unhurt
24 Feb 2013 Male 0 Big Fat Repack
United Kingdom


Flexwing Hang Glider


During repack, parachute deployment handle was found to have pins taped up. Incorrect deployment bag/harness combination.

Unhurt
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 13 December 2017 at 04:30:06 AM

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