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Plane Pull raises $125K for Special Olympics

Posted May 20, 2010 8:28 p.m. EDT

— The annual Plane Pull at Raleigh-Durham International Airport last month helped raise $125,000 for Special Olympics North Carolina.

Eighty teams – made up of five members – tried to pull a 30,000 pound jet the fastest. The team from the state Department of Correction pulled the jet the fastest.

The event also featured children’s activities, games, music and food.