Meet South India’s first woman fighter pilot

LAST MODIFIED: June 18 2018, 13:14 IST

Meghana Shanbough became the first woman fighter pilot from South India following the dispatching of 113 Indian Air Force officers at Dundigal. She turned into the 6th lady fighter pilot to be appointed.

Meghana Shanbough

Following the authorization, Karnataka’s vice president serve Dr. G Parameshwar tweeted, ” Congratulations to Karnataka’s #MeghanaShanbough for becoming South India’s First Lady Fighter Pilot and touching the sky! You are an inspiration to all of us and you have made Karnataka very proud!”

Meghana Shanbough

The BJP’s C T Ravi also took to Twitter and said, “Congratulations to Chikkamagaluru’s Pride, Miss Meghana for becoming the first South Indian Fighter Jet Pilot in the Indian Air Force. I wish Her more success in Her journey that will take her to greater heights.”