Last Flight of Captain Tom van Hoorn @ KLM

Captain Tom made his final flight due to retirement with KLM. Flight KL745  with a departure on runway 18Center , operated with B789 Dreamliner PH-BHD. Tom got assisted by first officer Wouter de Haan and second officer Emma Pier. Backflight KL749 ,with the B789 PH-BHM got an other story than expected. Sanne Porsius (TWR/APP-supervisor)  took control with the talk-in of Tom’s last landing. They did reserve whole runway 27 ‘Buitenveldertbaan’ for Tom’s last landing. After he landed the aircraft got parked just before exit N4.  Thereafter the complete fleet of followme-cars from Schiphol Airport ( authority officers and marshallers ) […]
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Last Flight of Captain Bas G. @ KLM

Captain Bas made his last flight due to retirement by KLM. Flight KL749 heading to Bogota-Cartagena. BOG-CTG, with a departure on runway 18 Center ‘Zwanenburgbaan. This flight got operated with a B789 Dreamliner registered as PH-BHM Backflight KL749 , Cartagena-Amsterdam, landing on runway 18R with lots of rain,was operated with the B789 registered as PH=BHN. Both flights got supported by First Officer Thijs van Goudoever and Second Officer Hendrik van Beuskom.   Youtube Videolink <<<>>> Last Flight of Captain Bas G. @ KLM  Videostills…………………..
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Last Flight of First Officer Pelle van der Lee @ KLM

Pelle made his last flight as ‘First Officer’ due to heart-rhythm  problems. KLM offered a kind of special retirement flight as commercial pilot. From now on Pelle will be instructor on the flightsimulator.  Flight KL749 ,with Captain Ruud Jurgens,First Officer Martin Bredschneider and Second Officer//Instructor B777-B789 Vincent Aupers, heading to  Bogota-Cartagena in Colombia.  Operated with the B789 Dreamliners PH-BHL and PH-BHH. Runway 36L for departure and same runway as 18R for landing. Eventmanager Ron Onclin ensured there was  a watersalute of the Schiphol Fire Department with their crashtenders at stand Echo 24.   Watch the video by click on next […]
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Last flight of Captain Ad Barla @ KLM

Captain Ad Barla did have his last flight due to retirement at KLM. After almost 20,000 flight hours he made his last trip to Salt Lake City. Flight KL609 departed at runway 36L ,the 21rd of June. Captain Ad made his last landing at runway 06 with flight KL610 at the 26th of June at 14.12pm. Both flights got operated by the B789 Dreamliner ‘PH-BHF’. Watch the video by clicking next videolink>>>>>Last flight of Captain Ad Barla   Videostills……………..
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Runway 27 at Short Final

Approach and landings at runway 27 at a different angle than usual. KLM B747/789/737/Fokker 70. China Southern B777F. Yangtze River B747F and Kenya Airways B787………. Take a look at this . Watch the video by clicking at next link>>>>>Runway 27 at Short Final
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