Ladies in Uniform
Sylvia Anderson, air hostess: "I didn't really have time to be scared. I just wrestled him away from the flight door and sat on him till help arrived!" What happened then? "One of the other girls brought the restraint kit, and together we were able to tie his hands behind his back, and walk him to the back of the plane where we kept him till landing."Angels Of Air (@angelsofair) ✈✈
Maria Dolina (1922–2010) was a Soviet pilot and acting squadron commander of the 125th “Marina M. Raskova” Borisov Guards dive bomber Regiment. She was active primarily on the 1st Baltic Front during World War II. Performed 72 sorties by plane Pe-2, dropping 45,000 kg bombs. In six aerial combats the crew of Maria shot down 3 enemy fighters (in the group). On August 18, 1945 Dolina was awarded the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union.