Having Trained Men To Fly Fighter Jets When She Wasn't Allowed Into Combat, Hero Pilot Tammie Jo Shults No Stranger To PressureCapt. Tammie Jo Shults flew jets before becoming a commercial airline pilot, teaching her male peers how to fly fighter jets when women weren't allowed to do so. That training, said one of her fellow female pilots, helped her keep a cool head keep her passengers safe Tuesday.
Southwest Pilot Credited For Saving LivesDespite one death, the pilot is being credited with saving the lives of the others on board, managing an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Fire Aboard Southwest Airliner Forces Passengers To EvacuateA fire on a Southwest Airlines plane forced passengers to evacuate before takeoff at a Southern California airport.