Tammie Jo Shults when she was a Navy fighter pilot in the early 1990s. Photo: Courtesy Linda Maloney

‘She has nerves of steel’: The extraordinary story of ex-fighter pilot Tammie Jo Shults, who saved 148 people in Southwest jet’s emergency landing 

In the 1980s Tammie Jo Shults joined the US Navy’s air team because the Air Force ‘didn’t seem to want’ women pilots; on Wednesday she saved 148 people when one of her commercial jet’s engines exploded

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Tammie Jo Shults when she was a Navy fighter pilot in the early 1990s. Photo: Courtesy Linda Maloney
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