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 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
15.04.2003 Male

Age:
39

Rating:
Novice
High Edge
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Cut Knee
08.04.2003 Male Walla Crag
United Kingdom
Paraglider

Wing:

Launch Type:


CHEST, PELVIC, DAMAGE. RESUCE CALLED FOR AIRLIFT
08.04.2003 Male

Age:
55

Rating:
Advanced Pilot

Switzerland

Wind Strength:
32-40 km/h

Conditions:
Gusts
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Sigma 5

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
Pilot took off into crap conditions - too windy.

Crush damage to lower back and neck. Severe damage to L1. Internal injuries.
06.04.2003 Male

Age:
23

Rating:
Novice
Barton Aerodrome
United Kingdom
Paraglider

Wing:
Windtech
Corel

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow


CUT CHIN
05.04.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice
Heol Senni
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
G-Sport

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


broken right ankle
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)


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Last updated: 28 October 2021

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