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Plane Pull at Spokane International Airport

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

 Volunteers came out in force Sunday for a Washington Special Olympics event at the Spokane International Airport.

About 500 people supported the Special Olympics with a "plane pull." The supporters pulled a jet across the tarmac and raised money and awareness for special olympic athletes. It is the only event of it's kind in Washington.

"It's different from a normal sport," Jordan Ellisen said during the plane pull. "But yeah, ultimately we're just having fun."

"It's nice to get the teams out here and get the community involvement," Taj Wilkerson said. "Because not only is it law enforcement but different representatives.. you just have the whole community coming together."

All the money raised goes to the Washington Special Olympics.

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