Today in aviation history – 28th February

On 28th February died Zofia Turowicz, gliding and parachuting instructor. Zofia Turowicz was born in Warsaw 1916. As a student she belonged to Warsaw aero club where she learned everything about gliding. After the end of World War II she moved to Pakistan. She worked as a gliding instructor with Pakistani teenagers. Several times Zofia Turowicz was awarded with national medals for her service and independence contribution during World War II.