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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
12 Jun 2003 Male 14 Novice Kennel Farm Warmingham
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Smooth/Steady

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
waterbird
Magnum



none
7 Jun 2003 Male 38 Pilot Raf N Luffenham
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Variable

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
Harley
Paramont Pii



none
15 May 2003 Male 38 Pilot Kemble
United Kingdom
0-8 km/h
Thermic

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
waterbird
Nb Round Canopy Not Specified.



none
10 May 2003 Male 15 Novice Luffenham
United Kingdom
16-24 km/h
Variable

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
waterbird
Standard



grazed left hand and bruise left shoulder and knee
13 Jul 2002 Male 42 Pilot North Luffenham
United Kingdom
8-16 km/h
Thermic

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow

Sportlite 396

Pilot misjudged altitude on downwind leg of landing approach, made final turn into wind too low and was unable to complete the turn.

Both pilot and passenger went to hospital for exrays but no reported injury
28 Jan 2001 Male 56 Pilot South Cerney
United Kingdom
24-32 km/h
Gusts

Parascender
Vehicle/Boat Tow
Eiff
Classic 259

During tow launch the line broke at the pilot end at 350. The pilot set up a normal landing approach but failed to flair on landing.

Fractures to lower leg
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Incident reports (informal investigations) last updated: 21 October 2018 at 05:45:07 AM

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