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 2772 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
28.06.2003 Male

Rating:
Pilot
Rowl Gate
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:
Winch Tow


none
28.06.2003 Female

Age:
30

Rating:
Club Pilot
Nant Y Moel
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Arcus

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilots collided while ridge soaring.

bruising
24.06.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Novice
Bedlinog
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Harmony 2

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


compressed vertebrae T12
24.06.2003 Female

Age:
31

Rating:
Novice
Discwolfa ()
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Focus

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Two small fractures of tibia, one of fibula, both left side.
23.06.2003 Male

Age:
30
Abertysswg
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Airwave
Magic Iv

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)


broken left arm & possibly shoulder
22.06.2003 Female

Rating:
Novice
Kimmeridge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Up
Vision Classic

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
22.06.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Pilot
Waringham
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Parascender

Wing:
Harley
454

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


none
21.06.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Club Pilot
Edenfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Moyes
Extralite

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
21.06.2003 Male

Rating:
Novice
Little Tailbridge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Prima

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Dislocated right arm
19.06.2003 Male

Age:
47

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Forclaz
France

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Gradient
Bliss

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot had hard landing after attempting to land in strong windy and thermic conditions.

Fr R ankle (lateral maleolus), Fr R wrist (medial styloid).
Go to: Incident Reports (formal investigations)
Go to: Annual Incident Analysis Reports
Last updated: 22 April 2021

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