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Pilot tells of history-making flight

Lennie Sorenson made history when she landed the first ever 300-seat jumbo jet with an all-female cockpit crew at Sydney Airport.

It was August 1987 when Continental Airlines’ first female pilot Lennie Sorenson shocked Australian customs officials when she landed the jet with two female co-pilots.

She tells Ben Fordham about her history-making flight, which was a huge step forward for women 30 years ago.

Click PLAY below to hear the fascinating story

 

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