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Meghana Shanbough became first woman fighter pilot from South India



Meghana Shanbough Became First Woman Fighter Pilot from South India- Details, 

Flying Officer Meghana Shanbough MR from Karnataka has become the first woman Indian Air Force fighter pilot from south India. Earlier, only five other female fighter pilots have joined the ranks.

Meghana was born in Marle village in Chikkamagaluru, where she did her initial schooling before moving to a boarding school in Udupi and eventually completing engineering at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysuru.

Meghana Shanbough (24 years old) graduated from the Air Force Academy (AFA) in Dundigal.

Meghana Shanbough after the achievement said “I’ve always had a passion for adventures; I’ve done extensive mountaineering, rock-climbing, and rafting. But I could clearly make my decision only after I took up paragliding, where I met a lot of people from the force. Their lives were inspiring and I immediately knew what I would become,”.



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