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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 speedrider wings are displayed below in summary form.

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There is 1 entry for speedrider wings

Date Pilot Location Wing Type Summary Injury
29.01.2017 Male

Age:
37

Rating:
Pilot
Val d'isere
France

Wind Strength:
15-20 Km/h

Conditions:
Calm
Not Turbulent
Speedrider

Wing:
Gin Gliders
Nano

Launch Type:
Foot
Pilot lost too much height on approach as he had not taken into account the strength of the valley wind. Pilot landed 10m short of landing area and caught glider on a lamp post, narrowly avoiding buildings and cars.

Unhurt
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Last updated: 26 September 2021

 

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