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Flying Officer Gunjan Saxena creates history as she becomes the first woman to conduct sorties in the operational zone

With Flying Colours
With Flying Colours
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WHEN Flying Officer Gunjan Saxena conducted her first sortie into the Kargil zone last week, she created history in defence. She became the first Indian woman to fly into combat zone, thereby opening up a vista which till now has traditionally been a male preserve.

"I could not wait to be called," says Saxena, based in Udhampur, but currently stationed at the operational zone in Srinagar. In the 10 daring sorties

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