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Pulled a plane lately?

Mary Jacobson of Stanford, Va., tries to pull a jet last October while Dulles police officer Joe Carroll helps keep the rope straight. (Richard A. Lipski / The Washington Post)

The annual Dulles Day Family Festival and Plane Pull is scheduled for Sept. 25 this year.

Teams of about 25 people each will attempt to pull a jetliner to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia.

Last year about 58 teams competed, and one woman, Mary Jacobson of Stanley, Va., attempted to pull a cargo plane across the tarmac at Dulles International Airport all by herself. (Read last year's plane pull story here).

In addition to the plane pull, the day will include a kids' school bus pull, live music, a car show and aircraft on display, including military, civilian and vintage planes.

Admission and parking are free for the event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

By Michael Bolden  | August 30, 2010; 11:27 AM ET
Categories:  Airlines, Airports, Aviation  
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What is the world, that is a women...oh my goodness...LOLLLLL

Posted by: shadon1 | August 30, 2010 1:53 PM | Report abuse

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