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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 2134 entries for paraglider wings

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
09.02.2003 Female

Age:
27

Rating:
Novice

United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Edel
Atlas

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


SUSPECTED TWISTED ANKLE
09.02.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Novice
Benbradagh, Dungiven
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
N-Joy

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


DEEP CUT OVER RIGHT KNEECAP, BRUISING TO RIGHT AND LEFT LOWER LEGS
05.02.2003 Male

Age:
40

Rating:
Pilot
Devils Dyke
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Advance
Bibeta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


BROKEN FIBIA & TIBIA LEFT LEG.
21.01.2003 Male

Age:
56

Rating:
Pilot
Haresfield
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
GRADIENT
Saphir 2000

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


BRUISED BACK
07.01.2003 Male

Rating:
Club Pilot
Jama
Spain
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Simba

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


Fatal.
05.01.2003 Male

Age:
37

Rating:
Advanced Pilot
Monks Down
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Sport

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)


BRUISED RIBS
04.01.2003 Male

Age:
31

Rating:
Novice
Rodneys Pillar
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
FreeX
Moon

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)


LOWER BACK INJURY AND KNEE
25.11.2002 Male

Age:
33
Beddingham
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Paraglider

Wing:
Apco
Fiesta

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Canopy collapsed while student was making top landing approach.

BRUISING, POSSIBLE SUSPECTED COMPRESSIN OF SPINE.
18.11.2002 Female

Age:
43

Rating:
Club Pilot
Beer Head
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
Matrix

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot misjudged landing approach and impacted the hill.

STIFF SORE. NOTHING SERIOUS
06.11.2002 Male

Age:
23

Rating:
Club Pilot
Alfamar, Spain
Spain

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Swing
Aircus (M)

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
Pilot misjudged landing approach and landed in wind shadow behind buildings.

SMALL FRACTURE TO THE LOWER RIGHT FIBULA AT ANKLE
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Last updated: 28 October 2021

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