Plane pull at Auburn-Lewiston Airport

Members of the Lewiston Police Department team pull a plane onto the tarmac Saturday morning during the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine Plane Pull event at Auburn-Lewiston Airport to support local mentoring of youth. The team won the championship for the second consecutive year, hauling a 20-foot Elite Airways CRJ-200 jet in less than 8 seconds. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Members of the Northeast Bank team pull a plane onto the tarmac Saturday morning during the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine Plane Pull event at Auburn-Lewiston Airport to support local youth mentorship. Each team was timed as they fired the throw from 20 feet. Teams consisted of 8-10 members and raised at least $500. Another draw is scheduled for September in Bangor. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Dave Eid, middle with a blue shirt, shouts words of encouragement on Saturday morning as a Camden National Bank crew pulls a plane onto the tarmac at Auburn-Lewiston Airport. Eid was the emcee and host of the event. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

DeAnthony Echols, right, a fisherman by trade, grimaces as he helps his father’s team, Hartt Transportation Systems, pull a plane Saturday morning at Auburn-Lewiston Airport. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

RJ Bourgeois, right, leaps into the arms of his father, Rick, whose team had just completed their turn pulling a plane Saturday morning at Auburn-Lewiston Airport during the 2022 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid- Maine Plane Sweater. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

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