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IAF’s Shalija Dhami scripts history, becomes first female flight commander

The officer took over as flight commander of a Chetak helicopter unit at Hindon airbase. Flight Commander is the second in command of the unit.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 28, 2019 7:03:14 am
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Indian Air Force’s Wing Commander Shalija Dhami has scripted history by becoming the first female officer to be appointed as flight commander of a flying unit, news agency ANI reported.  She took over as flight commander of a Chetak helicopter unit at Hindon airbase.

Flight Commander is the second in command of the unit.

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