Fairfax County Sheriff's Office Takes Third Place at Dulles Plane Pull

See more results from this unique competition, which took place on Saturday.

Dulles Plane Pull (Patch File Photo)
Dulles Plane Pull (Patch File Photo)
By Jamie M. Rogers

The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office took third place in Saturday's Dulles Plane Pull, according to results posted on the event's Facebook page

The team competed against 70 others to see who could pull an 82-ton FedEx cargo jet 12 feet in the shortest amount of time.

The Fairfax sheriff's office team pulled the plane 12 feet in 5.777 seconds, according to the results. 

That's a little longer than the winning team—the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office—who pulled the plane 12 feet in just 5.553 seconds. 

The Chesapeake Sheriff's Office also won in 2012 when they pulled the bird 12 feet in 5.236 seconds.

Here are all the 2013 Plane Pull Team Results: 

1. Chesapeake Sheriff's Office - 5.553
2. UNITED - 5.76
3. Fairfax Sheriff's Office - 5.777
4. Sampson's Strongmen - 6.134
5. Virginia State Police - 6.568
6. Merrill Lynch - 6.657
7. Fairfax Police Dept. - 6.686
8. Giesecke & Devrient - 6.738
9. Olympia Moving - 6.791
10. Prince William Co Sheriffs Office - 6.801

Heaviest Team: Chesapeake Sheriff's Department
Lightest Team: FOAA
Slowest Team: She Can Shoot
Youth Team: Stone Bridge High School
Most Enthusiastic: Ask Gina & Company Superheroes

Top Fundraising Teams:

1st Place: Loudoun Mutual
2nd Place: Ask Gina & Company Superheroes
3rd Place: LMI

Proceeds from the event benefit local charities, including Special Olympics Virginia. Since its inception, Dulles Day has raised more than $1.5 million for Special Olympics Virginia.

Did you go to the Dulles Day Festival? Tell us about it in the comments.


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