IAF all-woman crew flies Mi-17 chopper

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  • 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.
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