Tammie Jo Shults, a Former Navy Fighter Pilot, Safely Brought the Plane to Land After the Explosion at 32,000 Ft
Yet another example of another woman who does not fit the Christian gender complementarian (i.e., sexist) idea of what it means to be a woman, or the complementarian assumption of what and how God designed women to be and do.
19 April 2018
By Hannah Parry and Jennifer Smith For Dailymail.com
-‘So we have a part of the aircraft missing’: Extraordinary moment hero ex-Navy fighter pilot calmly told air traffic control how the engine exploded on her Southwest Airlines flight – before landing it and saving more than 100 passengers
-The engine exploded on the Boeing 737-700 and sent shrapnel flying back towards the passenger window
-Tammie Jo Shults, a former Navy fighter pilot, safely brought the plane to land after the explosion at 32,000ft
-This is a true American Hero,’ wrote one of the passengers aboard the plane, ‘God bless her and all the crew’
-Jennifer Riordan, a mother-of-two from Albuquerque, was rushed to hospital after the crash but later died
-It was a flight from New York to Dallas but the female pilot was forced to make an emergency landing
-Passengers filmed themselves as the oxygen masks descended and as they said goodbye to their loved ones
The heroic pilot who calmly landed a Southwest Airlines flight after a midair explosion caused a woman to be nearly sucked out of the aircraft, leaving one dead, has been identified.
Tammie Jo Shults, a former Navy fighter pilot and one of the first women to fly an F-18, quickly brought the Dallas-bound Southwest Flight 1380 to land at Philadelphia International at 11.30am after the explosion at 32,000ft.