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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 powered pg wings are displayed below in summary form.

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There are 114 entries for powered pg wings

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
20.05.2001 Lowca
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Powered PG

Wing:
Apco
Futura

Engine:
210 cc

Launch Type:
Powered
Pilot appeared to stall paramotor following launch.

Minor cuts and grazes.
11.02.2001 Male

Age:
42
Sutra Beach
Malaysia

Wind Strength:
0-8 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Powered PG

Wing:

Engine:

Launch Type:
Powered
Pilot doing fly-by in front of camera turned sharply into the path of another paramotor. Second paramotor was forced to take evasive action which resulted in his canopies wing touching the sea causing a water landing.

No injuries Pilot 1 No injuries Pilot 2
15.01.2001 Male

Rating:
Pilot
Cross Country
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
24-32 km/h

Conditions:
Variable
Powered PG

Wing:
FreeX
Mission

Engine:
RAD
Airheart XL100

Launch Type:
Powered
Paramotor pilot landing out after a XC flight. During his landing approach the pilot attempted a 360 degree turn during which the wing stalled and entered a spin. The pilot landed heavily.

Sprained right hand, bruising.
28.12.2000 Male

Age:
36
Buckingham Palace
United Kingdom
Powered PG

Wing:

Engine:

Launch Type:
Powered
Paramotor pilot (Non BHPA member) landed his aircraft in the grounds of Buck Palace.

none
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Last updated: 26 July 2021

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