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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

European Hang Gliding and Paragliding Union

Submit Incident Report

Please report an incident you have witnessed or been involved in if it:

  • Involves injury, whether to participants or others
  • Involves damage to property, third party or not
  • May give rise to an insurance or legal claim
  • Involves non-standard equipment or techniques
  • Involves failed or malfunctioned equipment
  • Highlights safety points or was unusual
  • Is something you feel the sport may learn from

It is a legal requirement and your duty as a BHPA member to report air incidents.

Fatal or potentially fatal incidents must be reported to the BHPA, Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) and Police imediately.

Serious incidents should be reported to the BHPA as soon as possible and in all cases an incident report should be submitted to the BHPA and EHPU within 48 hours.

Submitting an incident report
All incident reports should be submited via the pan European online incident report form hosted by the EHPU.

Please provide as much information as possible, and use the "Continue" and "Back" buttons at the bottom of the form to move to the next or previous page.

NB. The "Reset" button will clear all data entered.

If you require guidance on how to complete the form, please contact a BHPA Technical Officer.

BHPA Technical Officers: 0116 289 4316
BHPA Office: 0116 289 4316 or office@bhpa.co.uk
AAIB (24 hours): 01252 512299

Please click on the button below to begin submitting an incident report:


When you submit an on-line incident report form you automatically grant permission for the information disclosed to be stored electronically and in paper records by the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA) and the European Hang Gliding and Paragliding Union (EHPU) for the purposes of recording and analysing accidents and incidents.

For an explanation of how the BHPA uses information you provide, please review our Membership Privacy Notice and our Website Privacy Notice. For further information about the EHPU's Privacy and Security Policies please contact the EHPU.

Last updated: 05 March 2022