Paraglider

British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

Incident Reports - Informal Investigations

Incident reports are available in summary form for the following wing types:

Incident reports for all wing types are displayed below in summary form.

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There are 2808 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
26.03.2005 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Pilot
Blackhall
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Sigma 6

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot was flying a recognised site in a normal manner and was made aware that his activity had scared some horses that had then broke their tethers and damaged 2 parked cars.

none
25.03.2005 Male

Age:
37

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Sutton Meadows
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Airbourne
C2

Launch Type:
Aero Tow
Pilot started take off run for aerotow but was not properly clear of the marshal. Glider struck marshal on shoulder as it moved forward causing the weak link to break and bending an upright.

none
25.03.2005 Male

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Bradwell Edge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot had mid-air with another paraglider. Both carried on flying without problem.

none
21.03.2005 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
FLPA
Lumb Farm
United Kingdom
Powered PG

Wing:

Engine:

Launch Type:
Powered


fr leg
21.03.2005 Male

Age:
51
Frampton End Road
United Kingdom
Powered PG

Wing:

Engine:

Launch Type:
Powered


back injuries
17.03.2005

Wing:

Launch Type:
Big fat repack report. See report for details.

none
13.03.2005 Male

Age:
35

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Long Mynd
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Gin
Boomerang

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot sustained collapse at 40ft in breezy conditions with some turbulence about.

bruised ribs
13.03.2005 Male

Age:
25

Rating:
Club Pilot
Long Mynd
United Kingdom
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Avian
Elan

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
Under investigation. Pilot lost control at low level and crashed heavilly.

Fatal.
13.03.2005

Wing:

Launch Type:
Repack info. See report by Bill Morris.

none
07.03.2005 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Pilot
Devils Dyke
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot landed tandem glider when another (solo) pilot loses control while ground handling and bumps into tandem passenger. No injuries.

none
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Last updated: 25 July 2021

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