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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 2134 entries for paraglider wings

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
28.06.2003 Female

Age:
30

Rating:
Club Pilot
Nant Y Moel
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Arcus

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilots collided while ridge soaring.

bruising
24.06.2003 Male

Age:
38

Rating:
Novice
Bedlinog
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Harmony 2

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


compressed vertebrae T12
24.06.2003 Female

Age:
31

Rating:
Novice
Discwolfa ()
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Focus

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Two small fractures of tibia, one of fibula, both left side.
22.06.2003 Female

Rating:
Novice
Kimmeridge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Up
Vision Classic

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


none
21.06.2003 Male

Rating:
Novice
Little Tailbridge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Prima

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Dislocated right arm
19.06.2003 Male

Age:
47

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Forclaz
France

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Gradient
Bliss

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot had hard landing after attempting to land in strong windy and thermic conditions.

Fr R ankle (lateral maleolus), Fr R wrist (medial styloid).
15.06.2003 Male

Age:
64

Rating:
Club Pilot
Broughton Heights
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Turbulent
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Atlas

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Fractured vertebra
15.06.2003 Male

Age:
44

Rating:
Club Pilot
Knipe Scar
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
Ozone
Vibe

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


crushed vertabrae - broken wrist
15.06.2003 Male

Rating:
Club Pilot
Bradwell Edge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Wave

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


Broken Tibia at ankle
15.06.2003 Male Sutton Bank
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


none
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Last updated: 28 October 2021

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