History made: First all-female flight crew heads into Hurricane Dorian
On Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, the first all-female, three-pilot flight crew headed into Hurricane Dorian, according to the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center.
LAKELAND, FL – #NOAA49 prepares for a Hurricane #Dorian reconnaissance mission with the first all female three-pilot flight crew, featuring Capt. Kristie Twining, Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington, and Lt. Lindsey Norman. Get the latest forecast at https://t.co/3phpgKvnMi.#FlyNOAA pic.twitter.com/DMn1wOxBUA
— NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (@NOAA_HurrHunter) August 29, 2019
The group headed out on a reconnaissance mission for the storm Thursday afternoon.
The crew featured Capt. Kristie Twining, Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington and Lt. Lindsey Norman.