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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 speedflyer/miniwing wings are displayed below in summary form.

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Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
04.10.2011 Male

Age:
29
Milk Hill
United Kingdom

Wind Strength:
12-19 km/h

Conditions:
Smooth/Steady
Speedflyer/Miniwing

Wing:
Gin
Bobcat

Launch Type:
Foot (Assisted)
Pilot applied too much brake after launch and stalled glider. Landed heavily.

Whiplash and sprained knee
Go to: Incident Reports (formal investigations)
Go to: Annual Incident Analysis Reports
Last updated: 29 November 2021

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