CTV News Archive: Female pilot Turi Wideroe lands in Toronto

#CTVNewsArchive: On Feb. 24, 1970, Turi Wideroe from Norway, the world’s first female pilot to fly for a major commercial airline, touched down in Toronto as part of a three-week trip to North America. During an interview, Wideroe joked that she hopes more women will follow her so they can take over for her at press conferences.

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One comment

  1. Was disappointed to see her in the co-pilots seat though. Hopefully there was another newscast in the weeks after when she’d qualified to pilot that same plane. Thanks for posting though!

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