Australian Federal policeman Commander Grant Edwards showed his incredible strength at the Thunder Over Dover airshow on August 26, pulling a 190-tonne Air Force plane using just his body. Edwards performed the feat to raise awareness of police mental health, in particular, post-traumatic stress, which he suffers from. ABC News reported Edwards pulled the plane for five metres and will be attempting the pull again on August 27. Credit: Australian Federal Police via Storyful
YOU have to see it to believe it. An AFP Commander has used every part of his body to pull a 190-tonne US Air Force plane five metres by himself.
Australian Federal Police Commander Grant Edwards showed his amazing level of strength at the Thunder Over Dover airshow, where he managed to pull a US AirForce 190 tonne C-17 Globemaster cargo plane using just his body.
In the video, you can see the plane move along the tarmac as his colleagues cheered him on.
Edwards performed the feat to raise awareness of police mental health, in particular, post-traumatic stress, which he suffers from.
According to the Australian Air Force website, the C-17A Globemaster III is a high-wing four-engine heavy transport. It has three times the carrying capacity of the C-130 Hercules, allowing Australia to rapidly deploy troops, supplies, combat vehicles, heavy equipment and helicopters anywhere in the world. It can carry up to 77 tonnes, ranging from an Abrams Tank, four Bushmaster vehicles, three Black Hawk helicopters, or be converted to an aeromedical evacuation capacity.
ABC News reported Edwards pulled the plane for five metres and will be attempting the pull again on August 27.
In a post on Facebook, the AFP captioned the picture by saying: “Yes, this is a man pulling a plane. But why? To raise awareness of police mental health issues, our Commander Grant Edwards has set a world record by physically pulling a USAirForce 190 tonne C-17 Globemaster cargo plane five metres along the tarmac at the Dover Airshow in the US.
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