IAF all-woman crew flies Mi-17 chopper
29, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- On 27 May 2019, an all-woman crew of Indian Air Force (IAF) flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter for the first time in India.
- Flight Lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj (Captain), Flying
- Officer Aman Nidhi (co-pilot) and Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal (flight engineer) were part of the crew.
- The crew flew the helicopter for a Battle Inoculation Training Mission at a forward airbase in South Western Air Command.