Last Flight of Captain Ad Braspenning @ KLM
Captain Ad Braspenning made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Final destination and retourflight to Rio de Janeiro and back home Amsterdam. As suprise by his son FO Martijn I did operate and film also the final pushback at AMS. Stand G8 for pushback. Flight KL705 got operated with a B777-200 reg PHBQI Cpt Ad got assisted by FO Casper van der Plas and SO Jeroen Braspenning as his ‘Wingmen’ !!! Retourflight KL706 got happily diverted with a landing on runway 27. Watched by friends in the main tower and after vacating runway 27 at holdingpoint N4, he […]
Last flight of Captain Arjen Simmelink @ KLM
Captain Arjen made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. His final destination as retourflight heading to GIG – Rio de Janeiro. Arjen’s ‘Wingmen’ are First Officer Yuri Zorge, Second Officer’s Richard Kolk and Merijn Kuijpens. Backflight KL706 , GIG-AMS , with a RWY18R arrival and operated with the B789 Dreamliner reg PH-BHD. Videostills………..
Last Flight of Captain Paul Melkert
Captain Paul Melkert made his last flight to Rio de Janeiro and back to Amsterdam. Due to his retirement at KLM. Together with First Officer Jeroen Becks ,his last movements got operated with the PH-BQP and PH-BQA. Last departure at Amsterdam at runway 24,Kaagbaan, with bad circumstances caused by rain. His last landing was a nice crosswind landing at runway 18R. While taxying to the gate he got spot at taxyway Victor by his son Cas Melkert. Waiting to capture his father after the very last landing Flight KL705-706 got operated by the B777-200’s PH-BQP and PH-BQA. Watch the video by […]