Paraglider

British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

Incident Reports - Informal Investigations

Incident reports received by the BHPA are available in summary form on this page. If you're looking for reports of formal investigations undertaken in the case of a serious incident, please visit our Incident Reports (formal investigations) page.

Incident reports are available in summary form for the following wing types:

Incident reports for paraglider wings are displayed below in summary form.

The BHPA incident reports database is fully searchable. To refine your search you can specify a particular wing type and select "or" or "and". For example, if you want to search for paraglider incidents at Hay Bluff, for best search results select paraglider from the drop down list and the "and" option.

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If available, total hours flown and hours flown in the previous six months are included below, with the latter displayed in brackets.

There are 2405 entries for paraglider wings

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
16.04.2003 Male

Age:
32

Rating:
CP



Beachy Head,
UK
Paraglider

Wing:
Nova
Carbon
No details available

Fr l1 & l2
15.04.2003 Male

Age:
39

Rating:
Novice



High Edge,
UK

Wind Strength:
8-16 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

Cut knee
08.04.2003 Male



Walla Crag,
UK
Paraglider No details available

Chest, pelvic, damage. resuce called for airlift
08.04.2003 Male

Age:
55

Rating:
AP



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,
UK
Paraglider

Wing:
Windtech
Corel

Launch Type:
Vehicle/Boat Tow
No details available

Cut chin
05.04.2003 Male

Age:
41

Rating:
Novice



Heol Senni,
UK

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Firebird
G-Sport

Launch Type:
Foot (Forward)
No details available

Broken right ankle
05.04.2003 Male

Age:
47

Rating:
AP



Bell Hill,
UK

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Sky
Atis 28

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Ankle, not specified.
04.04.2003 Male

Age:
33

Rating:
Novice



Telegraph Hill,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
Windtech
Tonic

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Fr r tibia, chipped toe.
03.04.2003 Male

Age:
36

Rating:
Novice



Gelligaer,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Thermic
Paraglider

Wing:
Airwave
Harmony2

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Dislocated right shoulder
31.03.2003 Male

Age:
33

Rating:
AP



Mynydd Meid,
UK

Wind Strength:
16-24 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Paraglider

Wing:
AERODYNE
Jumbe

Launch Type:
Foot (Reverse)
No details available

Right fractured neck of humerus
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Last updated: 12 June 2024

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