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.

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There are 2832 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
30.03.2003 Male

Age:
35

Rating:
Club Pilot
Hill Farm
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Avian
Java

Launch Type:
Winch Tow
Low level weak link break leading to difficult landing.

Minor bruising of thumb.
30.03.2003 Male

Age:
34

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Shining Tor
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
32-40 km/h

Conditions:
Turbulent
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Icaro
Laminar St

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Bruised ribs.
29.03.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice
Sennybridge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
PRIMA

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
28.03.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice
Mamtor
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Mac
Muse

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


BROKEN LEG
26.03.2003 Male

Age:
37

Rating:
Novice
Blorenge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Alpha 27

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


RIGHT ANKLE, FRACTURE POSTERIOR MALEUS.
22.03.2003 Male

Rating:
Club Pilot
Big Collin
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Gin

Launch Type:


none
22.03.2003 Male

Age:
43

Rating:
Pilot
Malvern
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
QUATRX
Wndtech

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


POSS, FRACTURE VERTEBRAE
21.03.2003 Male

Age:
30

Rating:
Novice
Tailbridge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Santana

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


LOWERBACK
16.03.2003 Male

Age:
49

Rating:
Club Pilot
Selston
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Powered PG

Wing:
Swing
Arcus

Engine:
Rad
mxl

Launch Type:
Powered


none
13.03.2003 Male

Age:
25

Rating:
Novice
Darley Moor
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Ozone
Atom

Launch Type:
Winch Tow


Fr ANKLE
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Last updated: 30 September 2021

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