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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 2836 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
29.05.2003 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Club Pilot
Larange
France

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Sentra Large.

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Fr Femur
28.05.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Club Pilot
Nant Y Moel
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Astral

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Severe bruising to muscles of lower spine. Compressed vertebra.
27.05.2003 Male

Age:
21

Rating:
Pilot
Babadag (Olu Deniz) Turkey
Turkey
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Carbon

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
26.05.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Club Pilot
Haresfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Sigma 4

Launch Type:


none
26.05.2003 Male

Age:
53

Rating:
Club Pilot
Haresfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Confidance

Launch Type:


none
25.05.2003 Male

Age:
28

Rating:
Novice
Bedlinog
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Hi Way
Stubby

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)


fractured tibia and fibula open
22.05.2003 Male

Age:
35

Rating:
Club Pilot

United Kingdom


Wing:

Launch Type:


none
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
66

Rating:
Pilot
Cold Norton
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Powered HG

Wing:
Airwave
Classic

Engine:
Wasp

Launch Type:
Powered


broken leg cut on head, burns on back.
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
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Last updated: 28 October 2021

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