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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 rigid hang glider wings are displayed below in summary form.

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
04.05.2012 Male

Age:
33

Rating:
AP
Pontlottyn
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
15-20 Km/h
Light Turbulence
Rigid Hang Glider

Wing:
AIR
Atos N

Launch Type:
Foot
While on a soaring flight the pilot heard a noise and noticed one of the side wires had come off. The glider stabilised and he was able to grab the wire and hold it in place. Pilot landed safely. Pip pin not correctly inserted.

Unhurt
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Last updated: 25 February 2021

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