High-flying Kate is world's youngest airline captain

A woman from Surrey has become the world's youngest ever commercial airline captain at just 26 years old.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Meridian speaks to high flying pilot Kate

Kate McWilliams is a pilot for easyJet Credit: PA

An airline worker from Surrey has become the youngest person ever to Captain a passenger jet.

Kate McWilliams flies airbus A319's and 20's for Easyjet at Gatwick- with up to 200 passengers on board.

She says some passengers are amazed she is in charge but overall reaction has been positive.

Today she gave her only television interview to our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse.

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