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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 Jun 2003 Male Novice Bewaldeth
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Edel
Atlas



Dislocated shoulder.
14 Jun 2003 Male 46 Advanced Pilot Merthyr (Wales)
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
paramac



Broken Collar Bone
14 Jun 2003 Male 41 Club Pilot Cautley Spout
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Fiesta



fractured wrist and fractured pelvis
14 Jun 2003 Male 62 Novice High And Over
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Apco
Fiesta



bruising to shoulder and grazing on head and also lip.
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.
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).
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
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 18 December 2018 at 05:45:08 AM

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