During World War II a glider apparently separated prematurely from the tow airplane. The glider was "full of soldiers" and landed in a field in Leasburg near the Frogsboro Road. The soldiers were welcomed into local homes until another airplane came to rescue them. This rescue tow airplane purportedly had a device that looked like a "football goal" connected to a long tether. It swooped in low, hooked onto the glider, and it was gone.
Photograph: Waco CG-4A (typical glider).