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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 2758 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
09.02.2003 Female

Age:
27

Rating:
Novice

United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Atlas

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


SUSPECTED TWISTED ANKLE
09.02.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Novice
Benbradagh, Dungiven
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
N-Joy

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


DEEP CUT OVER RIGHT KNEECAP, BRUISING TO RIGHT AND LEFT LOWER LEGS
05.02.2003 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Pilot
Devils Dyke
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Bibeta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


BROKEN FIBIA & TIBIA LEFT LEG.
27.01.2003 Female

Age:
37

Rating:
Club Pilot
Macher,Lanzerote.
Spain

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Avian
Rio

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


BROKEN HUMERUS LEFT ARM
21.01.2003 Female

Age:
33

Rating:
Club Pilot
Wallably Ranch
US

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Wills Wing
Falcon 170

Launch Type:
Aero Tow


BROKEN LEG AND DISLOCATED ANKLE
21.01.2003 Male

Age:
56

Rating:
Pilot
Haresfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
GRADIENT
Saphir 2000

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


BRUISED BACK
19.01.2003 Male

Age:
30

Rating:
Club Pilot
Thornhill
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
LAMINAR
Mr700

Launch Type:
Aero Tow


NONE
18.01.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Club Pilot
Edenfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Turbulent
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Aeros
Target

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


BROKEN RIGHT HUMERUS
11.01.2003 Male

Age:
44

Rating:
FLPA
The Tarn Farm
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Avian
Java 155/Mosquito

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)


07.01.2003 Male

Rating:
Club Pilot
Jama
Spain
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Simba

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Fatal.
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Last updated: 18 April 2021

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