Know More about the Brave Pilot – Maria Zuberi – Who Lost Her Life While Saving Others in Mumbai Plane Crash
Today, the entire nation is talking about the bravery of Pilot – Maria Zuberi – as she showed presence of mind and saved many lives.
From the childhood itself, Maria was determined and sure of becoming pilot. Her father, who is doctor, always wanted her to follow his profession.
Day before yesterday, she lost her life when her ill-fated aircraft reportedly developed a mechanical hitch. It is said that it was only the exemplary dedication towards profession and presence of mind of Maria that saved so many lives. She steered the plane out of dense residential areas of Ghatkopar before it crashed near a construction site. Not only the lives of people sitting in plane but also other people’s live, who could have suffered from plane crash is being saved. However, she lost her life in this incidence.
Capt Mariya Zuberi had 900 hours of flying experience. She was a former pilot with Jet Airways, who flew UY Aviation’s charter aircraft before this. In 2005, Mariya had also worked with an aviation engineering company as First Officer.
Mariya was also expert in flying the Falcon 2000 and TB-20, apart from flying King Air C-90.