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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 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
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
5 May 2003 Male 48 Advanced Pilot Caburn
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
GRADIENT



disclocated shoulder R/H
4 May 2003 Male Club Pilot Rushop
United Kingdom
32-40 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Firebird
Ignition



none
24 Apr 2003 Male 69 Pilot Seaham
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Advance
Sigma 5



Fr Pelvis, Concussion, black eye.
22 Apr 2003 Male 37 Club Pilot Shining Tor
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Variable

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Airwave
Harmony



none
18 Apr 2003 Male 35 Club Pilot United Kingdom 32-40 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Firebird
Marlin



bruising
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 18 June 2018 at 05:45:06 AM

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