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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 2808 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
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
08.04.2003 Male

Age:
55

Rating:
Advanced Pilot

Switzerland

Wind Strength:
32-40 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Sigma 5

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
Pilot took off into crap conditions - too windy.

Crush damage to lower back and neck. Severe damage to L1. Internal injuries.
06.04.2003 Male

Age:
58

Rating:
Advanced Pilot

United Kingdom
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:

Launch Type:


none
06.04.2003 Male

Age:
23

Rating:
Novice
Barton Aerodrome
United Kingdom
Paraglider

Wing:
Windtech
Corel

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


CUT CHIN
05.04.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice
Heol Senni
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
G-Sport

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


broken right ankle
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Last updated: 25 July 2021

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