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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 Apr 2003 Male 39 Novice High Edge
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)




Cut Knee
8 Apr 2003 Male Walla Crag
United Kingdom


Paraglider




CHEST, PELVIC, DAMAGE. RESUCE CALLED FOR AIRLIFT
8 Apr 2003 Male 55 Advanced Pilot Switzerland 32-40 km/h
Gusts

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Advance
Sigma 5

Pilot took off into crap conditions - too windy.

Crush damage to lower back and neck. Severe damage to L1. Internal injuries.
6 Apr 2003 Male 23 Novice Barton Aerodrome
United Kingdom


Paraglider
Vehicle/Boat Tow
Windtech
Corel



CUT CHIN
5 Apr 2003 Male 41 Novice Heol Senni
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
Firebird
G-Sport



broken right ankle
5 Apr 2003 Male 47 Advanced Pilot Bell Hill
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Sky
Atis 28



Ankle, not specified.
4 Apr 2003 Male 33 Novice Telegraph Hill
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Windtech
Tonic



Fr r tibia, chipped toe.
3 Apr 2003 Male 36 Novice Gelligaer
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Thermic

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
Airwave
Harmony2



DISLOCATED RIGHT SHOULDER
31 Mar 2003 Male 33 Advanced Pilot Mynydd Meid
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Reverse)
AERODYNE
Jumbe



RIGHT FRACTURED NECK OF HUMERUS
29 Mar 2003 Male 41 Novice Sennybridge
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Paraglider
Foot (Forward)
PRIMA



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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 23 September 2018 at 05:45:07 AM

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