Home Events Dubai Police Women Sets New Record for Pulling Airplane for 100 Metres

Dubai Police Women Sets New Record for Pulling Airplane for 100 Metres

The Dubai Police has set a new world record after a group of 77 service women has successfully pulled A Boeing 777 airliner for 100 metres.

The team of officers came together to join the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), an emirate-wide activity which aimed at promoting a more active lifestyle among residents of Dubai.


Dubai Police Hauls in a Guinness World Record by Pulling Airliner for 100 Metres

The exhilarating feat was performed in front of a cheering crowd along with Maj Gen Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police.

The all-female battalion has successfully pulled a 74-metre long, 240-tonne Boeing 777 aircraft with a single yellow rope affixed to the aircraft’s undercarriage for 100 metres .

An official Guinness World Records adjudicator, Pravin Patil, who was present at the event, presented a world record certificate to Maj Gen Al Marri after the feat has been pulled off.

At the event, Maj Gen Al Marri shared that the Dubai Fitness Challenge has raised awareness among residents of Dubai of the importance of physical activity and has gotten more people involved in exercising.

The clever approach of the Dubai Fitness Challenge which has gained support from residents of the emirate by participating in numerous challenges held city-wide has helped achieve its goal year after year, Maj Al Marri added. The DFC has given an important contribution in uplifting the culture of sports within the UAE community.

The event was also graced by Major-General Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Thani, assistant commander-in-chief of ports affairs; Major-General Mohammed Saif Al Zafin, assistant commander-in-chief for operations; Major-General Al Salal Saeed bin Huwaidi Al Falasi, Brigadier-General Mohammed Saeed Bakhit, assistant commander-in-chief of community affairs and facilities; Major-General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, director-general of the department of security, establishments and emergencies, and Jamal Al Hay, vice-president at the Dubai Airports, among others.

Maj Gen Thani praised the efforts of the service women from various offices of the department for their dedication and commitment to the profession through their accomplishments in whatever task assigned to them.

ALSO READ: New Dubai Fitness Challenge App 2018 Released

We're on YouTube!
Please subscribe to the Dubai OFW YouTube Channel for updates and tips!

Get FREE Dubai Updates by entering your email address:

Don't forget to check your email to activate your subscription!

Cost of Living and Monthly Expenses in Dubai: An Honest and Practical Guide

How much does it cost to live in Dubai? Is it really expensive? How much salary should I expect so I can live comfortably...

How to Update Your PhilHealth Membership Data Record (MDR) Online

PhilHealth is a health insurance program mandated by the government of the Philippines. Formally known as the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, it was established...

UAE President Approves Law on Domestic Workers: 12-Hours Daily Rest, 30 Days Leave, Weekly Off

The President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has recently approved Federal Law No. 10 of 2017. This 41-article...

How to Sponsor Parents in Dubai (Residence Visa for Mother/Father) in UAE

Expats who are thinking of bringing their mother or father in Dubai, here’s a guide to getting a UAE residence visa for your parents....

List of Banned Medicines in the UAE

Travel Advisory - People who travel to the UAE for tourism or for business, it is important that you are aware of medicines that...