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Zimbabwe’s first all-female deck crew takes flight

Captain Chipo M. Matimba and Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros of Air Zimbabwe. (Facebook)

Zimbabwe history was made high in the skies over Harare to Victoria Falls this week when, for the first time, an all-female flight deck crew took command of an Air Zimbabwe Boeing 737. Photos posted to Facebook by Air Zimbabwe show Captain Chipo M. Matimba and Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros smiling in the cockpit of the B737-200, preparing to take flight. Captain Matimba also shared images of the historic day, adding, “History has been made! First all female flight deck crew on the Air Zimbabwe Boeing 737! Two CAPTAINS!! Absolute pleasure Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros! #FLYBABES. #PaintingTheSkyPink!”.

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