Last Flight of Captain Marc Janssen @ KLM

Captain Marc Janssen made his last flight, after 37 years, due to retirement at KLM. Assisted by ‘Wingman’ FO Wiggert de Vries and ‘Wingwoman’ SO Lisa Woortman. With the third try he finally departed and heading for Bangkok. First his Sundayflight should get a change of aircraft with the PHBVB. Unfortunately this flight with stand F6 got cancelled with a 22hr delay. The 2nd try would be at monday at stand Echo17 and again with the PHBVB. Due to technical issues they would’nt depart with this aircraft. My colleagues of KLM Aircraft Towing Department towed an other B777-300ER, reg PHBVG, […]
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Last Flight of Captain Arno ‘Slick’ Besselaar @ KLM

Captain Arno ‘Slick’ Besselaar made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Together with his ‘Wingwoman’ Lisa Woortman and her father Bart Woortman as ‘Wingmen’ on their way to Bogota-Cartagena. I (Bokito) operated his final pushback at gate Echo 19. In front of this pushback I got a pushback from stand F3 ,left on taxiway Alpha. Because of time limit I asked permission to apprach KL741 via taxiway alpha and Alpha 14. This was a real surprise for Arno. Captain Bart Woortman was his mate at Royal Airforce Netherlands. KL741 got operated with the B789 Dreamliner reg PHBHG. Backflight […]
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