- Mother and daughter flew an international cargo flight for FedEx, making history as the first to do so
- The mother was the captain and the daughter handled the takeoff and landing
- They were joined by the father, who was a relief pilot and contributed to making flight a success
A mother and daughter made history by flying together as pilots on an international flight.
Teri Edison and Nicole McCallister, who both work for FedEx, co-piloted a cargo plane from Memphis to Incheon, South Korea, in 2023.
First to do it
It was the first time that a mother-daughter team had flown an international flight together, according to CBS News.
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Edison was the captain of the flight, while McCallister handled the takeoff and landing.
They were joined by McCallister’s father, who was also a pilot and served as a relief pilot on board.
Edison said she was proud of her daughter, who followed in her footsteps and became an Air Force pilot before joining FedEx.
McCallister said she looked up to her mother as a role model and admired how she balanced her career and motherhood.
They said they were grateful for the opportunity to fly together and to celebrate their bond.
“It was just an amazing experience to be able to do something that we both love and to do it together,” Edison said.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"This kind of family time can bond them stronger than anything else."
"Wow that millionaire incel guru influencer role model guy you people follow will be mad at this for some reason."
"l am cancelling my flight."
@farchoukh.mohamad also commented:
"Such a proud moment for both of themi congratulations."
Daughter gets her mother brand new car
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a mother was sleeping at home when her daughter entered the house.
She asked her mother why she was sleeping and she responded that she was resting because it was a public holiday.
The daughter took her mother outside to show her the brand new car that she had bought for her.