Official Retirementflight with Watersalute of Captain B747 E.K.
Captain E.K. made his official retirementflight with his choses crew,just in front of his final flight to JFK in July.
Flight KL887 to Hong Kong ,operated with the B747-Combi PH-BFW, with a runway 36L departure.
His backflight KL888 with the famous callsign ‘KLM Triple Eight’ with a landing on same runway, and in this case runway 18R.
On both flights he was supported and flying together with Captain Lulof Beumer and Second Officer Joris Miedema
After crossing runway 18C and turn left on taxiway Alpha Captain E.K. got guided with the ‘Followme cars’ of the ‘Luchthaven Schiphol Havendienst’.
When approaching stand Echo 24 and a sharp turn right got started,there was an awesome surprise with the crashtenders of Schiphol Airport Fire Departement………
a marvellous watersalute with an occuring rainbow in it. And last but not least……..’Chief Pilot KLM B747′ (President B747 Unit) Paul van de Ven was the marshaller
and guiding the dockingprocess of this awesome ‘Queen of the skies’ with Captain E.K.
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