From left: Mason Carter from Rockville, Samay Shikarpuri from Fairfax, and Alex Segovia from Herndon pull for team Singhal & Company, Inc.
Photo by Tom Manning/The Connection
The 25th annual Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull was held at Washington International Airport on Saturday, Sept. 23. Close to 100 teams of 25 competed to see how fast they could pull a full-size jet aircraft 12 feet. The family-friendly event is sponsored by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and has raised more than $2 million for the Special Olympics Virginia.