Captain Gideon made his final flight due to retirement at KLM.

He has chosen for Capetown as his last destination of his career.

Together with Captain Roef Dieters ,operating as First Officer on this retirementflight.

Flight KL597 , callsign KL103, departed on friday 20th of December with the B777-300ER reg. PH-BVG

Last tuesday I was happily able to film Captain Gideon’s last landing with his son Boaz next to the runway.

Flight KL598,callsign KL104, and operated with the B777-300ER reg PH-BVD.

PH-BVD is the Skyteam delivery.

The final landing was on runway 18R, a full wet runway, causing lots of spray by the thrust reversers when braking. 

 

Youtube Videolink <<<>>> Last Flight of Captain Gideon Reisel @ KLM

 

Videostills……………..