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.

The BHPA incident reports database is fully searchable. To refine your search you can specify a particular wing type and select "or" or "and". For example, if you want to search for paraglider incidents at Hay Bluff, for best search results select paraglider from the drop down list and the "and" option.

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There are 2814 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
14.06.2003 Male

Age:
62

Rating:
Novice
High And Over
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Fiesta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


bruising to shoulder and grazing on head and also lip.
12.06.2003 Male

Age:
14

Rating:
Novice
Kennel Farm Warmingham
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Parascender

Wing:
waterbird
Magnum

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


none
12.06.2003 Male

Age:
44

Rating:
Novice
Darley Moor
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Icaro
Mars

Launch Type:
Winch Tow


Fr left arm, torn tendons in arm.
10.06.2003 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Novice
Dune De Pyla
France

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Arcus

Launch Type:
Student ttok glider and flew without ok from instructor. Landed in sea.

None
09.06.2003 Male

Rating:
Club Pilot
Bunster
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
FLYING PLANET
Spirit

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


none
08.06.2003 Male

Age:
49
Wheston
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Apollo 27

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Student tripped having made a successful landing.

Fr lower arm.
08.06.2003 Male

Age:
48

Rating:
Pilot
Magilligan
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Powered HG

Wing:
Airwave
Magic 4

Engine:
mosquito

Launch Type:
Powered


minor rib injury (no medical aid required)
07.06.2003 Male

Age:
56

Rating:
Pilot
Aspres
France

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Solar Wings
Rush

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
07.06.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Pilot
Raf N Luffenham
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Parascender

Wing:
Harley
Paramont Pii

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


none
01.06.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Club Pilot
Mam Tor (East)
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Fiesta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


bruising and initial winding
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Last updated: 28 July 2021

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