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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
05.04.2003 Male

Age:
47

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Bell Hill
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Sky
Atis 28

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Ankle, not specified.
04.04.2003 Male

Age:
33

Rating:
Novice
Telegraph Hill
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Windtech
Tonic

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Fr r tibia, chipped toe.
03.04.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Novice
Gelligaer
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Harmony2

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


DISLOCATED RIGHT SHOULDER
31.03.2003 Male

Age:
33

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Mynydd Meid
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
AERODYNE
Jumbe

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


RIGHT FRACTURED NECK OF HUMERUS
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)


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Last updated: 18 April 2021

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