It is a proud moment for Indians. In a first such event, an all-women crew flew a Mi-17 chopper in a battle training mission.
On Monday, three women Indian Air Force officers became the first all-women crew to fly a medium-lift chopper Mi- 17 V5. These women got their names penned down in the pages of history are-
Flight Lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj (Captain)
Flying Officer Aman Nidhi (Co-Pilot)
Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal (Flight Engineer)
A series of many firsts-
Flight Lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj, a native of Mukerian, Punjab, is the first woman pilot to fly the Mi 17 V5.
Flying Officer Aman Nidhi has her roots in Ranchi, Jharkhand and is the first woman pilot from the land of forest.
Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal is the IAF’s first woman flight engineer.