PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to do the seemingly impossible– pull an airplane across the tarmac, without a machine.

The 10th annual “Plane Pull” at Atlantic Aviation is a great cause that seeks to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House.

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The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.

“This plane, which is 76,000 pounds, is pulled with a tug-o-war rope,” said Susan Campbell, CEO of the Ronald McDonald House.

Atlantic Aviation’s “Plane Pull” challenges teams to band together to see who could pull an airplane across a set distance in the fastest time.

“And groups of 20 gather around the rope. We blow the horn, have the stopwatches, and they start pulling,” Campbell says.

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Thirty-six teams each raised $2,500 for the local organization.

This year’s competition raised more than $150,000.