Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flew in Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft on Wednesday. She became the first woman defence minister to soar high in a sortie in the formidable fighter. It can be recalled that cricketers and honourary armed forces officer Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni have flown in the multi-role fighter . Sitharaman earlier visited INS Vikramaditya last week for witnessing the naval operations and maritime prowess of the Indian Navy. Watch this video to find out more .