Special Olympics Charity

By Joel Hornbarger

Special Olympics Charity

August 18, 2013 Updated Aug 18, 2013 at 10:32 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (www.incnow.tv) - Yesterday, over 90 teams throughout Indiana made up of Public Safety Employees, amongst other divisions, competed at the Weir Cook International Airport for a Special Olympics of Indiana charity.

According to the Indiana State Police Department, each team consisted of 20 members and each team was to pull a Fed Ex Airbus 757. A Fed Ex Airbus 757 weighs approximately 164,000lbs.

The Indiana State Police department competed against several other public safety teams throughout the state of Indiana. These teams were made up of; Police, Fire and EMS employees and Officers.

The Indiana State Police Team (Integrity) took home the grand prize by pulling the plane 12ft in 5.63 seconds.

The event raised over 180,000 dollars for the Special Olympics in Indiana.




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