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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
29 Mar 2004 Male 29 Novice Fasoula
Cyprus
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Gin
Bolero

Student hit foot on rock after being pulled to one side on launch.

spr ankle
27 Mar 2004 Male 36 Novice Darley Moor
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Winch Tow
Apco
Fiesta Ii

At approx 20m glider stalled on tow. Pilot pendulumed into ground but was OK but for some bruising. Glider suspected.

bruising
6 Mar 2004 Female 35 Club Pilot Telegraph
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Turbulent

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Firebird
Z-One

Pilot flew too far back for top landing approach and was caught in rotor.

fr shoulder
4 Mar 2004 Male 55 Pilot France 0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Windtech
Pulsar Small

Pilot induced an accelerated symmetric collapse on an siv course. Glider entered stall and needed significant pilot input to recover. DHV 1/2 glider.

none
4 Mar 2004 Male 63 Pilot France 0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Swing
Arcus

Pilot induced accelerated symmetric collapse on siv course. Glider entered stall and was difficult to recover.

none
2 Mar 2004 Male 64 Pilot Ibituruna
Brazil
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Gradient
Aspen

Pilot misjudged landing and was still in turn when landing falling onto hand.

fr wrist
15 Feb 2004 Male 21 Novice Marina Farm
Kenya
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Advance
Alpha 2

Student did not run on landing and stuck legs out spraining right ankle.

spr ankle
15 Feb 2004 Male 24 Novice Kenya 0-8 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Advance
Alpha 2

Glider went off to one side on launch and student was pulled over spraining his ankle.

spr ankle
11 Feb 2004 Male 50 Club Pilot Taucho
Spain
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Apco
Tetra

Pilot tripped while attempting a forward launch.

fr wrist
20 Jan 2004 Female 29 Novice Sheruti Hill
Kenya
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Advance
Alpha 2

Student fell forward onto hands and knees on landing causing some bruising to finger.

bruised finger
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 21 September 2018 at 05:45:07 AM

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