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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:

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
31.05.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Pilot
Aerotow-Com Aulk
Spain

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Icaro
Relax

Launch Type:
Aero Tow


sprain to right wrist and a bruise on knee
31.05.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Pilot
Fontanile , Castelluccio, Di Norcia. Itlay
Italy

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
FLYING PLANET
Spirit

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


vertebra compression fracture and possible cracked rib
31.05.2003 Male

Age:
22

Rating:
Novice
Talybont
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Alpha

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Broken Ankle
30.05.2003 Female

Age:
51

Rating:
Club Pilot
Laragne
France

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Wills Wing
Eagle 145

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Two fractured arms.
30.05.2003 Male

Age:
30

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Repack
United Kingdom
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:


none
30.05.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice
Muggery Bottom
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Fiesta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


fractured wrist and elbow and also bruised spine.
29.05.2003 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Club Pilot
Larange
France

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Sentra Large.

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Fr Femur
28.05.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Club Pilot
Nant Y Moel
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Astral

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Severe bruising to muscles of lower spine. Compressed vertebra.
27.05.2003 Male

Age:
21

Rating:
Pilot
Babadag (Olu Deniz) Turkey
Turkey
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Carbon

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
26.05.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Club Pilot
Haresfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Sigma 4

Launch Type:


none
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Last updated: 22 April 2021

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