Sub-lieutenant Shivangi becomes first woman pilot for Indian Navy
Sub-lieutenant Shivangi became the first woman pilot for the Indian Navy.
Kochi: Sub-lieutenant Shivangi became the first woman pilot for the Indian Navy on Monday.
Shivangi was born in the city of Muzaffarpur in Bihar.
She was commissioned into the Indian Navy last year after her initial training.
Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi becomes first woman pilot of Indian Navy, got her qualification 'wings' from Vice Admiral AK Chawla at Naval Base Kochi. Vice Admiral AK Chawla said, "It is a front-line combat role. The course curriculum is absolutely the same for male & female pilots." pic.twitter.com/CVF9zzITyj— ANI (@ANI) December 2, 2019
Shivangi joined operational duties at the Kochi naval base today.
She will be flying the Dornier surveillance aircraft of the Indian Navy. (ANI)