Captain Tammie Jo Shults was calm and professional as she piloted Southwest Flight 1380 to a safe landing after the left engine exploded. But she's been flying jets for three decades -- starting with Navy F/A-18s. Read about her background in this New York Times ARTICLE.
Listen to her conversations with AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL. She sounds as calm as a bus driver reporting a flat tire.
Member of Congress wants Shults HONORED.