IAF’s first all-women crew flies Mi-17 V5 helicopter


MAY 27, 2019

In a first, an all-woman crew of the Indian Air Force on Monday flew a medium-lift helicopter, reported ANI.

As part of Battle Inoculation Training mission, the crew flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter.

The crew headed by flight lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj is the first woman pilot to fly the Mi-17V5.

Co-pilot Flying Officer Aman Nidhi is the first woman Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot from Jharkhand and the third crew Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal is the first woman flight engineer of the IAF.

Courtesy: Indian Express