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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

Incident Reports - Informal Investigations

Incident reports received by the BHPA are available in summary form on this page. If you're looking for reports of formal investigations undertaken in the case of a serious incident, please visit our Incident Reports (formal investigations) page.

Incident reports are available in summary form for the following wing types:

Incident reports for all wing types are displayed below in summary form.

The BHPA incident reports database is fully searchable. To refine your search you can specify a particular wing type and select "or" or "and". For example, if you want to search for paraglider incidents at Hay Bluff, for best search results select paraglider from the drop down list and the "and" option.

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If available, total hours flown and hours flown in the previous six months are included below, with the latter displayed in brackets.

There are 3138 entries for all wing types

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
28.05.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
CP



Nant Y Moel,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Astral

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

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

Age:
21

Rating:
P



Babadag (Olu Deniz) Turkey,
Turkey
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Carbon

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

None
26.05.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
CP



Haresfield,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Sigma 4
No details available

None
26.05.2003 Male

Age:
53

Rating:
CP



Haresfield,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Confidance
No details available

None
25.05.2003 Male

Age:
28

Rating:
Novice



Bedlinog,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Flexwing Hang Glider

Wing:
Hi Way
Stubby

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)
No details available

Fractured tibia and fibula open
22.05.2003 Male

Age:
35

Rating:
CP



UK No details available

None
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
66

Rating:
P



Cold Norton,
UK

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Powered HG

Wing:
Airwave
Classic

Launch Type:
Powered

Engine:
Wasp
No details available

Broken leg cut on head, burns on back.
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
57

Rating:
P



Mount Caburn,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Presta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

None
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
P



Kemble,
UK

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Parascender

Wing:
waterbird
Nb Round Canopy Not Specified.

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow
No details available

None
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
CP



Mount Caburn,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Xyon

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

None
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Last updated: 13 April 2024

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