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 2836 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
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
02.03.2003 Female

Age:
38

Rating:
Club Pilot
Telegraph Hill
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Xact

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


none
02.03.2003 Male

Age:
53

Rating:
Club Pilot
Bell Hill
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
SKY PARAGLIDERS
Lift

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


SPIRAL OBLIQUE FRACTURE 5TH METACARPAL LEFT HAND.
16.02.2003 Male

Age:
27

Rating:
Club Pilot
Nont Saras, East Bowl
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Harley
Soroco

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


SPINAL FRACTURE
14.02.2003 Female

Age:
44

Rating:
Novice
Swanborough
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Ozone
Atom

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


CUTS ON FACE
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
Go to: Incident Reports (formal investigations)
Go to: Annual Incident Analysis Reports
Last updated: 28 October 2021

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