Incident: Powered para-glider, Salterstown Co. Louth, 26 July 2009: Report No 2010-011


After a flight of one hour, the Pilot decided to practise a forced landing exercise. He overshot the landing point and struck power lines near the field boundary. The para-glider suffered minor damage but there was a loss of power to a significant number of electricity users as a result of the incident.

Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 26 July, 2009
Report Date: 
Thursday, 19 August, 2010