A team from Boston Brands of Maine pulls a 31,000-pound jet Saturday during the Elite Airways “Aircraft Pull” fundraiser at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport in Auburn. Teams of 10 competed to see who could pull the jet 15 feet in the shortest amount of time to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine. The cargo plane is owned by Maine-based Elite Airways. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Auburn police officers Travis Barnies, right, and Derek Drouin, second from left, anchor the Auburn Police Department team Saturday during the Elite Airways “Aircraft Pull” fundraiser at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport in Auburn. Teams of 10 competed to see who could pull the 31,000-pound jet 15 feet in the shortest amount of time to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine. The cargo plane is owned by Maine-based Elite Airways. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Lt. Dave St. Pierre of the Lewiston Police Department helps his colleagues pull a 31,000-pound jet Saturday during the Elite Airways “Aircraft Pull” fundraiser at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport in Auburn. Teams of 10 competed to see who could pull the jet 15 feet in the shortest amount of time to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine. The cargo plane is owned by Maine-based Elite Airways. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Auburn Mayor Jason Levesque points toward the team of Auburn police officers Saturday before the start of the Elite Airways “Aircraft Pull” fundraiser at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport in Auburn. “Team Auburn is going to win. I do want to thank the rest of you for coming,” joked the mayor. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

A team from Boston Brands of Maine finish pulling a 31,000-pound jet Saturday during the Elite Airways “Aircraft Pull” fundraiser at the Auburn-Lewiston  Municipal Airport in Auburn. Teams of 10 competed to see who could pull the jet 15 feet in the shortest amount of time to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine. The cargo plane is owned by Maine-based Elite Airways. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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