Kenya’s Esteemed Female Pilot, Ruth Karauri, Shares Her Remarkable Landing Experience in TikTok Video

Kenya’s Esteemed Female Pilot, Ruth Karauri, Shares Her Remarkable Landing Experience in TikTok Video

  • Captain Ruth Karauri recently opened up about her extraordinary landing experience amidst Storm Eunice at Heathrow Airport
  • Despite challenging weather conditions, the highly respected female pilot from Kenya showcased her exceptional skills
  • The viral video of the landing has brought attention to Karauri's remarkable capabilities and bravery in the face of adversity

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Woman pilot reflects on the day she saved hundreds of lives in TikTok video
In a TikTok video, an esteemed Kenyan woman pilot was praised for how she manoeuvred a tricky landing in London. Images: @thekenyanplanemedia
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Captain Ruth Karauri stands out in aviation as a stunning beauty and brilliant mind.

Kenya's celebrated woman pilot Ruth Karauri recounts her memorable landing

As Kenya Airways' most renowned pilot, Captain Karauri made headlines for her exceptional skills when she, alongside First Officer Ayoob Harunany, successfully landed a KQ Boeing 787 amidst the powerful Storm Eunice at Heathrow Airport. The remarkable landing captured the attention of both aviation enthusiasts and the general public.

Despite the challenging weather conditions and heavy winds sweeping across London, Captain Karauri skillfully manoeuvred the aircraft, showcasing their expertise and precision.

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The video was posted by @kenyanplanemedia, which reflected on her incredible achievement.

Netizens reflect on Karauri's exceptional landing skills

Captain Ruth Karauri's outstanding landing amidst Storm Eunice is a testament to her expertise, bravery, and unwavering dedication to aviation. Her remarkable skills as a pilot have set a new standard for aspiring aviators and have undoubtedly inspired women across Kenya and beyond.

Peeps flooded the comment section reflecting on her journey a year later:

Peshy shams said:

"The sitting position, lady of dignity and everything about her."

Derickkimani commented:

"Africa roars daily but they won't air that on CNN or BBC. This is our lioness."

Saz said:

"She's a woman of dignity, her sitting posture, dressing code and the way she talks. Everything about her is just perfect."

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Georgekamande815 commented:

"Everything about her shows perfection from her sitting posture, her dress, and her smile. Wow!"

Felahin001 said:

"That's what we call a gentle landing."

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Trisha Pillay (Weekend current affairs editor) Trisha Pillay is a Current Affairs writer at Briefly News. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of Johannesburg and an Honours degree in International Politics from UNISA. She joined ENCA straight out of varsity and completed an internship at the channel. Pillay later went on to cover politics, crime, entertainment, and current affairs at the Citizen Newspaper. She joined Newzroom Afrika in 2019 and became a senior bulletin editor for shows focused on politics and current affairs on the channel. She joined Briefly News in 2023. You can contact her at

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