TableĀ 4

Types of accidents

TypeTotalPer cent
Collision with terrain/obstruction on ground7619.8
Power plant equipment malfunction5815.1
Body contact with spinning prop4311.2
Hard landing4010.4
Fall379.7
Wing malfunction or deflation359.1
Other297.5
Handling205.2
Line tangle/damage153.9
Collision with other aircraft/ultralight143.6
Water immersion102.6
Other/not applicable351.5