Last Flight on KLM B747 // KL602 // LAX // PH-BFV @ Captain Jeff Robertson

18/3/2020 – KL602 – PH-BFV – RWY 18R Captain Jeff Robertson made his last 747 flight from LAX to AMS. Suddenly all 747’s should be taken out of service within a eyewink. End of March would be the date for the very last operational KLM 747 flight in history.  Captain Jeff on his way to homebase Amsterdam Airport with his ‘Wingwoman’ and First Officer Barber Haan and Second Officer Bas Jacobs. Jeff was PF (pilot flying) and Barber PM (pilot monitoring) and made her first and last ‘Bokito Call’ on radio at the 747 when they were on final. Landing […]
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Last Flight on KLM B747 // KL714 // PH-BFL @ CA II Mirjam Vroegindeweij

CA II Mirjam Vroegindeweij made her last 747 flight from PBM-Paramaribo to AMS- Amsterdam Airport. Together with her cockpit- and cabincrew on flight KL714 with an arrival on RWY 18R at the 18th of March 2020. This last flight on her beloved 747 got operated with the B747-Fullpax reg PH-BFL named ‘City of Lima’     Videostills….  
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Last Flight on KLM B747 // PBM // PH BFL @ KL713 – 17/3/2020

Flight KL713 heading to PBM -Paramaribo on the 17th of March 2020. This cockpit- and cabincrew problaby made their last or one and a last 747 flight. RWY24 ‘Kaagbaan’ for departure and operated with the B747-Fullpax reg PH-BFL ETD 11.16 LT // 17-3-2020     Videostills…………  
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Last Wingroll Salute & Xwind Landing on B747 @ Cpt Michel Vat

Captain Michel Vat suddenly got to make his last flight on his beloved B747 of KLM. Date tuesday 17th of March The airliner took decision to speed up with phasing out the 747’s at the end of March instead of May 2021. Captain Michel got assisted by his wingman First Officer Erik Vollinga and  Second Officer Nick Fremau. Stand Echo19 with an enginestart on stand,and a crossbleed-start after push & pull abeam Alpha 16 . RWY24 for departure. Lining up………..starting takeoffroll……..and operating a tremendous wingroll salute. First Officer Erik , an old F16 pilot, was PF – Pilot Flying , […]
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Last LAX-Flight on KLM B747 // KL601 // PH-BFV @ Captain Nico Koster

Captain Nico Koster a pilot who did fly the 747 for more than 30 years.  At the 17nd of March he made his last 747 flight to LAX-Los Angeles. Thereafter just one 747 flight to go with destination MEX-Mexico City. Flight KL601 ,loaded with 17 horses on the maindeck, departed on runway 24 with the B747-Combi reg PH-BFV. Captain Nico got assisted by First Officer Tjerk van den Herik and Second Officer Robin Koot     Videostills…………  
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First Repatriationflight PBM // KL714 @ Cpt Eric Akker // FO Sabine den Hollander

Captain Eric Akker,First Officer Sabine den Hollander and crew where grounded at PBM for some days after a lockdown at Surinams airspace. Tuesday the 17th of March they did fly back to Amsterdam as the first repatriationflight from PBM to AMS. With a delay they arrived at 9.36am and came final for RWY18R. Captain Eric made his last 747 flight,although he expected to operate the 747 one more time. Sabine did’nt know she would be a lucky one , invited for the ‘KLM 747 Ladies Flight’ heading to PVG-Shanghai. One week later they should fly to PVG to pickup 27 […]
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Last LAX Flight FO Froukje Dinkla on KLM B747 @ KL602 /// PH-BFT

First Officer B747 Froukje Dinkla on her last outbound 747 flight from LAX and arrival on homebase Amsterdam Airport. Togehter with Captain Wout Stengs and Second Officer Melvin Hanemaaijer they suddenly operated their last of one and a last 747 flight in career. Friday the 13th of March Froukje and crew arrived in LAX with flight KL601. Once they met the flightcrew for the backflight ( passing in behind of the windows ) they saw incredible messages shown on screenshots. Showed by the other crew about what happened that friday in Holland during their flight. Full of unbelief and flabbergasted […]
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Last Flight on KLM B747 /// CUR /// KL736 @ Captain Patrick Kolsteeg

Captain Patrick ,his wingman First Officer Huib Friesendorp and cabincrew made their ‘B747 Farewellflight to CUR and back Amsterdam’. A beautiful last landing on the B747 of KLM during awesome weathercircumstances in the early morning. Flight KL736 landed with a nice ‘wheely’ on RWY18R ,with a Bokito Call , and operated with the B747-Fullpax reg PH-BFY The landing was at 17-3-2020     Videostills………………
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Last Flight on KLM B747 // PH-BFT // YYZ @ KL86 17-3-2020

This cockpit and/or cabincrew problaby made their ‘Farewell B747 Flight’ to Toronto and back Amsterdam. When the crew recognizes this flight, contact me on Facebook or Chief Pilot 747 Paul van de Ven. Flight KL692 with callsign KL86 with an early morning / sunrise landing on RWY18R. This smooth landing got operated with the B747-Combi reg PH-BFV at 6:54am     Videostills…………………
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Wingroll Salute on Last 747 Flight // CUR @ Cpt Carel van Bruggen

Flightdata <<<>>>  Departure KL735 // 15-3-2020 ///// Arrival KL736 // 18-3-2020   Captain Carel made his final 747 flight to CUR – Curacao. Suddenly he had to operate his 747 farewell flight due to the current worldwide circumstances. KLM decided phasing out the 747 one year ealier than planned.  Flight KL735 with callsign KLM129-Heavy heading to CUR was supported by his wingman First Officer Steve Jacobs and Second Officer Jasper Verkuijl. RWY 24 for departure and operated with the B747-Fullpax reg  PH-BFL.  Starting the takeoffroll and after postive rate and retracting the maingear saying goodbye with an awesome wingroll. During […]
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Last Flight on KLM B747 to LAX @ Captain Mark van der Hum

Flightdata <<<>>> Departure KL601 // 14-3-2020 /// Arrival KL602 // 16-3-2020   Captain Mark van der Hum made his one and a last flight on the B747, heading to LAX – Los Angeles. That moment it would be his final retourflight. Happily Mark got a second farewell flight on his beloved B747 to CUR. Departure on monday 23rd of March and his last and final 747 landing on thursday 25th of March. Back to what first would be his last 747 flight………………………..flight KL601……….. Mark got assisted by his ‘Wingman’ Bas den Ouden, PF pilot flying, on  a RWY 24 departure, […]
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