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
  • 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
  • If the emergency services were involved in the incident
  • May give rise to an insurance or legal claim

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

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

Serious incidents should be reported to the BHPA as soon as possible via the Airsport Incident Database (AIDA) , and always within 48 hours.

Submitting an incident report
All incident reports should be submited to the BHPA via the Airsport Incident Database (AIDA).

Please provide as much information as possible, and use the "Continue" button at the bottom of the form to move to the next page. To return to a previous page, please use the "menu system" st the top of the form.

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
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.

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Last updated: 01 July 2023