publication date: Sunday, April 22, 2018 (part of Spring 2018)

category: Disasters

clue: She learned to fly Navy fighter jets in the 1990s, so landing one Southwest plane with a damaged engine wasn't going to make her nervous.

explanation: Shults was the pilot who landed a Southwest plane after an engine explosion in April 2018, praised for her calm demeanor during the emergency. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Richard Slominsky


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