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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201-1800|
|Make Model Name||Sail Plane|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 91|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Glider|
Flight Crew Private
|Experience||Flight Crew Total 65|
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Less Severe|
My tow rope did not disconnect properly and forced me to land just short of the airport.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: Glider pilot reports failure of the tow rope to disconnect properly; resulting in landing short of the runway.
Narrative: My tow rope did not disconnect properly and forced me to land just short of the airport.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.