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
22.04.2003 Male

Age:
37

Rating:
Club Pilot
Shining Tor
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Harmony

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


none
21.04.2003 Male

Age:
59

Rating:
Novice
Muggery Bowl
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Airwave
Stubby

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)


broken tooth crown and cut lip
21.04.2003 Male

Age:
55

Rating:
Pilot
Chinrwell Tora
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
32-40 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Airwave
K2

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
18.04.2003 Male

Age:
29

Rating:
Pilot
Mercury
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
32-40 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Moyes
Xtralite

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


CONCUSSION, X-RAYS SHOWS A SHADOW ON SKULL
18.04.2003 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Pilot
Mercury
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
32-40 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Solar Wings
Xkr

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)


Sprained ankle
18.04.2003 Male

Age:
35

Rating:
Club Pilot

United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
32-40 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
Marlin

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


bruising
16.04.2003 Male

Age:
32

Rating:
Club Pilot
Beachy Head
United Kingdom
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Carbon

Launch Type:


Fr L1 & L2
15.04.2003 Male

Age:
39

Rating:
Novice
High Edge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Cut Knee
10.04.2003 Female

Age:
36

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Quest Air Soaring
US

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Moyes
Litespeed 4

Launch Type:
Aero Tow


Badly cut nose.
08.04.2003 Male Walla Crag
United Kingdom
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:


CHEST, PELVIC, DAMAGE. RESUCE CALLED FOR AIRLIFT
Go to: Incident Reports (formal investigations)
Go to: Annual Incident Analysis Reports
Last updated: 22 April 2021

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