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Sub Lt Shivangi becomes 'Navy's first woman pilot

2019-12-02

 

Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command Vice Admiral A K Chawla awards the coveted wings to first woman pilot of Indian Navy, Sub-lieutenant Shivangi at a ceremony in Kochi, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

PTI

Kochi, Dec 2 : Sub Lieutenant Shivangi on Monday joined the Indian Navy as its first woman pilot on completion of operational training here, a Defence spokesman said.

Hailing from Muzzafarpur in Bihar, Shivangi will be flying the Naval Dornier surveillance aircraft.

Shivangi, who joined the force two days ahead of the Navy Day, has graduated to become the First female Pilot of Indian Navy, the spokesman said here.

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