I flew plane with water in the engine - Nigeria's first female commercial pilot

I flew plane with water in the engine - Nigeria's first female commercial pilot

- Nigeria's first female commercial pilot, Captain Chinyere Kalu, has shared her experience

- According to her, she has flown an aircraft with water in the engine, which made the engine to cough

- The pilot says half bottle of water found its way into the engine and disrupted the engine's performance

The first Nigerian female commercial pilot and the first woman to fly an aircraft in the country, Captain Chinyere Kalu, has revealed how she flew an aircraft with water in the engine.

Kalu, who served as the rector and chief executive of Nigerian College of Aviation Technology between 2011 and 2014, had a plane crash during a learning flight with three students - two females and a male.

She said the crash was similar to an earlier one she had. She had gone flying and somehow the engine began coughing.

Kalu recalled: “I started coming back to the field and I was able to make it to the field. That was an incident some years back and, when we landed, we realized that water had entered the engine.

Read also

Doctors said she may not be able to walk again in 2016 but 4 years later, she is posing in high-heel shoes (photos)

"We drained and saw half bottle of water from the engine, so it was the water that entered the engine that was making the aircraft to rough run and not to perform well."

In other news, Nigeria is filled with talented people who do their best in their various fields in order to be known for their great achievement.

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read the best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app

One of such cases is a Nigerian woman who has broken a barrier and paved the way for many Nigerian women in the aviation industry.

The woman identified as Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo has become the first female Nigerian pilot with Qatar Airways.

The woman, who now works for the state-owned national carrier of Qatar, had taken to her Facebook page to thank God for his mercy. She wrote: "It is the Lord's doing and it's marvelous in my sight."

Read also

In video: Nigerian man reveals how dogs can be trained to detect coronavirus patients as COVID-19 cases increase globally

On seeing her post, friends and family members on the platform also celebrated her for the great achievement. They also thanked God for granting her the abilities to achieve it.

NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng We have updated to serve you better

Talented Nigerian man with 28 skills says he did not learn from anybody (Amazing Story) - on Legit TV

Source: Legit

Online view pixel