Margot Duhalde, who flew Spitfires in World War II as the first female Chilean military pilot, has died at the age of 97. She defied traditional gender norms in Chile and learned to fly at just 16.
Pope Francis married a couple of flight attendants on the papal plane as he flew over Chile. The couple had been wed in a civil ceremony but couldn't marry in their parish church because of the country's 2010 earthquake.
Pope Francis has arrived in Chile, kicking off a week-long Latin America trip. He's due to meet with indigenous peoples and victims of the dictatorship. Activists are demanding he also address the issue of priest abuse.
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