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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:

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
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
03.03.2005 Male

Age:
42

Rating:
Novice
Lords Seat
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Aeros
Target 16

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
Student appears to have allowed glider to lose too much energy leading to a heavy landing. Poor flare also a factor.

dislo elbow
27.02.2005 Male

Rating:
Club Pilot


Wing:

Launch Type:
Pilot discovered emergency chute would not pull out of harness. Repacked and worked ok.

none
24.02.2005 Male

Age:
51

Rating:
Club Pilot
Macher
Spain

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Arcus

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot suffered mid-air with hang glider and fell heavily.

fr vertebra, fr fibula
22.02.2005 Male

Rating:
Club Pilot
Macher
Spain

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Sierra

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot was dragged into parked cars while trying to control glider.

none
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Last updated: 27 July 2021

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