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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 paraglider wings are displayed below in summary form.

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There are 2069 entries for paraglider wings

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
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
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:
36

Rating:
Club Pilot
Mount Caburn
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Xyon

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


none
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
42

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Lijar
Spain

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Xxx

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Fracture 2x vertebrae, compressed 1 dics. Hospital in Spain (Records have been kept by his doctor)
15.05.2003 Male

Age:
46

Rating:
Novice
Mere
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
GRADIENT
Bright

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


broken wrist
10.05.2003 Male

Age:
50

Rating:
Club Pilot
Parlick
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Sierra

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


back and facial
10.05.2003 Female

Age:
40

Rating:
Club Pilot
Barton Airfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Apollo

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


severe bruising to the spinal area, whiplash injury
05.05.2003 Male

Age:
48

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Caburn
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
GRADIENT

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


disclocated shoulder R/H
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Last updated: 18 April 2021

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