Last Flight of Captain Berto Bot @ KLM
Captain Berto made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL597 with callsign KL103 departed on runway 09 and was operated with the B777-300ER registered as PH-BVU. Backflight KL598 ,landing on runway 06,and a marvellous escort by follow-me cars of Schiphol Airport,guided to final stand F6. Operated with the B777-300ER reg as PH-BVP Both flights got assisted by Captain Thomas Jansen and First Officer Laura Maerman-Hartman. Youtube Videolink <<<>>> Last Flight of Captain Berto Bot @ KLM Videostills……………..
Last Flight of Captain Tom van Arnhem @ KLM
Captain Tom made his last two flights,due to retirement, to Boston. The inaugural flight to BOS and one week later his retirementflight. Flight KL617 with a runway 36L departure,operated with the A330-300 PH-AKA. […]
Last flight of first officer Albert de Nijs @ KLM – B747
First Officer Albert made his last flight with KLM, due to his retirement. Flight KL714 , Paramaribo – Amsterdam, together with Captain Eric Akker. His last landing was on runway 06,Kaagbaan, and operated with the PH-BFY. Youtube Videolink >>>>> Last Flight of First Officer Albert de Nijs @ KLM Videostills……………..
Last Flight of Captain Gerard Bastiaanse @ KLM
Captain Gerard made his last flight at a Boeing 747 due to his retirement at KLM Gerard did have a career of the amazing period of 36 yrs of duty at KLM. Flight KL735-736 heading for Curacao and back Amsterdam. Together with First Officer Jeff Robertson and Second Officer Ron van der Starre. Departure at runway 24 and operated by the PH-BFY. A full wet departure with lots of spray and wingcondensation. His last landing at runway 18R in the early morning around 5.20am with the PH-BFH. Watch the video by clicking at next link >>>>>Last Flight of Captain […]
Last Flight of Captain Marcus Hoste
Captain ‘Jambo-Marc’ ,as called by his colleagues, made his retirementflight to Nairobi and back to Amsterdam. Together with First Officer Martijn de Witte, he departed with flight KL565 at runway 18L.(28-7-2018) His last landing with an arrival at runway 18R at 7am in the morning. (31-7-2018) Special note,his wife and children were at the flight. Both flights got operated by the B747-400 Fullpax with registration PH-BFG. City of Guayaquil. The one before last flight of Captain Marcus was also to Nairobi. Two special flights at the end of his career. One before last flight>>>>> KL565 with First Officer Dirkjan […]
Last Flight of Captain Jacco Krook @ KLM
Captain Jacco made his retirementsflight at KLM. He was heading for Kuala Lumpur and back Amsterdam. Together with his wife Kathinka de Graaf, Wilma van der Endt and First Officer Chris de Boer he got a runway 09 departure with the B777-300 registrated as PH-BVI. A magnificent sunset departure. Jacco’s last landing was at runway 06. First he came downwind across Amsterdam Airport and than finally turned in for his last landing. Last landing with flight KL810 was operated by the B777-200 with registration PH-BQG. Enjoy this short documentary of his last movements as airline pilot at KLM. Watch […]
Last Flight of Purser Carola @ KLM – KL592
Purser Carola Kant-Widdershoven made her final flight due to retirement at KLM. Together with her chosen crew, she went to Johannesburg. They call it a ‘Joburg’. This morning,the 11th of July 2018, her plane with flight KL592 landed around 10am at runway 06,the Kaagbaan. Her colleagues will miss her very much………………… Flight KL592 , JNB-AMS >> Johannesburg to Amsterdam got operated by a B777-200 with registration PH-BQK. Watch the video by clicking at next link >>>>> Last Flight of Purser Carola @ KLM Videostills…………..
Last flight of First Officer B747 Henk over de Linden @ KLM
Due to retirement FO Henk made his last flight at KLM. Together with Captain Floris Garstman and Second Officer Bart Grimberg he went to Los Angeles and back Amsterdam. Flight KL601-602 , AMS-LAX-AMS, got operated by the B747-Combi ‘PH-BFI’ and the B747-FullPax ‘PH-BFG’. Watch the video by clicking next link>>>>>Last flight of First Officer B747 Henk onder de Linden Videostills……………
Last flight of Captain Jan Kees Wilbrink @ KLM
Captain Jan Kees Wilbrink made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL735-736 heading for Curacao and back to Amsterdam. Together with First Officer Cees Vriezen. A runway 24 departure with a one hour delay. Caused by a aircraft change by PH-BFN to PH-BFL. A phenomenal ‘last flight departure’ with a huge cloudburst. Backflight with the PH-BFY,landing at runway 18R with a strong crosswind landing. Windshear at short final. Videolink>>>>>Last Flight of Captain Jan Cees Wilbrink @ KLM
Last flight of Captain Rene van Tol
Captain Rene made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL729-730 to St Martin and back to Amsterdam. Together with First Officer Frank and operated by the PH-AOC and PH-AOF. Watch the video of his last takeoff and landing at AMS >>>>>Last Flight of Captain Rene van Tol
Last flight of Captain Arend Troost
Captain Arend Troost made his last flight due to his retirement at KLM. His final trip was to the superb destination Salt Lake City and back to Amsterdam. Together with Cpt Henk Everwijn,First Officer Piet-Leen van der Deijl and Senior Purser Jessica Croes Flight KL609-610 got operated by the B789 ‘Dreamliners’ PH-BHG and PH-BHA. Departure and landing was at the same runway. Runway 24-06, Kaagbaan. Happily I was able to film the landing and taxying to the gate arside. Made possible by Ron Onclin from Schiphol Airport Group. Watch the video by click next link>>>>>Last flight of Captain Arend Troost