Incident at Picton, Ontario

Summary

1995-07-12: At approximately 700' AGL, the rope released from the tow plane. Before the rope could be released from the glider, the rope forced a back release from the glider. The glider performed a crosswind landing without incident. Investigation revealed that the tow pilot had not released the rope leading to the conclusion that the rope was improperly fastened to the tail tow hook of the tow aircraft. Ops. Impact -- unknown.

Details


CADORS Number 1995O0339
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-07-12 - 18:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Picton, Ontario
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Categories Other
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Glider
 Silhouette image of Glider
Canadian Registration GAIU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator AIR CADET LEAGUE OF CANADA Private
Make SCHWEIZER
Model SGS 2 33
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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