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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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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
57

Rating:
Pilot
Mount Caburn
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Presta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


none
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Pilot
Kemble
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Parascender

Wing:
waterbird
Nb Round Canopy Not Specified.

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


none
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Club Pilot
Mount Caburn
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Xyon

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


none
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
42

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Lijar
Spain

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Xxx

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Fracture 2x vertebrae, compressed 1 dics. Hospital in Spain (Records have been kept by his doctor)
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
46

Rating:
Novice
Mere
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
GRADIENT
Bright

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


broken wrist
12.05.2003 Male

Age:
31

Rating:
Novice
Perranporth
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Moyes
Mars 170

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)


dislocated shoulder
11.05.2003 Male

Age:
46

Rating:
Pilot
Sutton Meadows
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Aeros
Combat 2

Launch Type:
Aero Tow


sprained right wrist, bruised right knee, 2 broken teeth
10.05.2003 Male

Age:
50

Rating:
Club Pilot
Parlick
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Sierra

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


back and facial
10.05.2003 Female

Age:
40

Rating:
Club Pilot
Barton Airfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Apollo

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


severe bruising to the spinal area, whiplash injury
10.05.2003 Male

Age:
15

Rating:
Novice
Luffenham
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Parascender

Wing:
waterbird
Standard

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


grazed left hand and bruise left shoulder and knee
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Last updated: 25 July 2021

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