Halala: SAPS honours Limpopo's only qualified female helicopter pilot

Halala: SAPS honours Limpopo's only qualified female helicopter pilot

- The SAPS took to social media to honour Warrant Officer Tebogo Francis Mamogale

- The officer, who is known as "Francis: The former SAPS Wonderboom Air-hostess", is Limpopo's only qualified commercial helicopter pilot

- Aside from being a pilot, Francis is also a mother of two

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This month, the country has celebrated its phenomenal women and one of those ladies is Warrant Officer Tebogo Francis Mamogale.

On Friday, the SAPS took to social media to honour an inspiring woman, Warrant Officer Tebogo Francis Mamogale.

Francis is the only qualified commercial helicopter pilot in the Limpopo province, the SAPS revealed in the post.

Briefly.co.za learned the 32-year-old mother of two hails from the North West Province and she joined the force in 2008 as an Air-hostess at the SAPS Wonderboom.

"She catered for delegates in the SAOS including, the ministers flying in Police jets and ensured that her passengers are safe and well taken care of during their official trips," the post read.

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Halala: SAPS honours Limpopo's only qualified female helicopter pilot

Warrant Officer Tebogo Francis Mamogale. Photo credit: South African Police Service/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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Francis pursued a diploma in Safety Management before she started training to become a pilot. She struggled for two years to secure a bursary but Francis never gave up.

In 2015, she landed a bursary and she completed her studies by the following year. In 2017, Francis transferred to the SAPSAir Wing in Limpopo Province, where she is still based today.

"The greatest rewards come when you give yourself. It is about bettering the lives of others, being part of something bigger than yourself, and making a POSITIVE difference", she said.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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