- One woman made her loved ones proud and celebrated her achievement of becoming the first pilot in her family
- She posted a video on social media that shows her happiness and her family celebrating the moment with her
- Netizens join the celebration, congratulating the lady and expressing their pride, despite not knowing her personally
In an industry predominantly male, breaking barriers is a remarkable feat. One woman didn't just break barriers; she shattered them as the first pilot in her family.
Private pilot becomes a viral sensation
The moment was shared with the world through a TikTok video that quickly became a viral sensation, amassing over 2.2 million views.
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Mother beams with pride
The heart of the festivities was the emotional exchange between the trailblazing pilot and her mother. The mom hugged her and kiss to show her pride.
Watch the video below:
Netizens cheer for private pilot
Netizens are touched by the woman's accomplishment and the family's joy. They wrote messages of congratulations.
"I’m proud of her without even knowing her.❤️❤️"
"I wanted to be this. How did you make it, any bursaries?"
"I’ve never been more proud of someone I do not even know. Congratulations you’re a star."@
"SA's proud of you babe."
"Get it, girl! So beautiful."
"What subjects did you do in high school?"
"Congratulations dear May God's blessings shine upon you may God protect you all the way in your life journey.❤️"
"Congratulations. Fly high girl. Very proud of you."
Pilot celebrates taking off and landing aircraft
In a similar article, Briefly News reported that the aviation industry is male-dominated, and it's not every day you see a female pilot, let alone a black one.
One woman breaking boundaries was over the moon to have taken off and landed a small plane all by herself. The footage made South Africans beam with pride, and many fangirled over the young woman serving black girl magic.
Source: Briefly News