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Plane-Pull Raises $115K For Special Olympics

Posted April 19, 2008 5:37 p.m. EDT
Updated April 19, 2008 6:49 p.m. EDT

— The 10th annual Plane Pull on Saturday helped raise $115,000 for Special Olympics North Carolina.

Seventy-five teams, each consisting of five members, competed to see who could pull a 40,000 pound jet the fastest.

Central Prison Emergency Response Team from the Central Region won the event, by pulling the plane 25 feet in nine-seconds.

The event was held at Raleigh/Durham International Airport.