Last flight of Captain 747 Marcel van Beetz @ KLM

Captain Marcel van Beetz operated his last 747 flight as retirementflight.  Flight KL896 Shanghai-Amsterdam,with medical cargo, was operated with his ‘Wingman’ and First Officer Martin Sievers. KL896 landed on runway 06 around 4.30am with B747-Combi reg PH-BFW.     Videostills…………….  
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Last Toronto Flight on 747 @ FO Martin Sievers & Cpt Rod ten Berg

First Officer Martin Sievers and Captain Rod ten Berg made their last ‘Toronto Flight’ on KLM B747. In view of the 90% decline in flights and anticipated future capacity, KLM previously decided in early March that it would phase out its remaining Boeing 747s in April 2020, instead of in the summer of 2021. Backflight KL692 with callsign KL86 ,on Friday 27th of March, was operated with the B747-Combi reg PH-BFT. Soxy approach and landing on RWY 06 after nice ‘Wingroll Salutes’ on final. Martins wife Jolanda and kids left home quite early to experience and join her husbands and […]
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Last 747 Flight on KLM72Y-KL686 // PH-BFV @ FO Martin Sievers // Cpt Fred Heijer

First Officer Martin Sievers made his last flight on his beloved 747………….intially…………but after this flight he got invited for another and his final 747 flight with destination YYZ- Toronto. This flight,KL686 with callsign KLM72-Yankee, was his last flight onthe 747 to MEX and back Amsterdam. Together with Captain Fred Heijer and Second Officer Yurrian Valkema on track for Amsterdam Airport. This flight got operated with the B747-Combi reg ‘PH-BFV’. Or like FO Peter Westerneng introduced on RT and ‘Bokito Call’ ……….the…………’Bokito-Fox-Valkenier’. Just in front of their final approach RWY06 they did send a mesage by ATC to thank all ‘KLM […]
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Last Flight of KLM Captain Jeroen van Breukelen

Captain Jeroen made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. As Captain B747 he was,together with First Officer Martin Sievers,heading for Los Angeles and back Amsterdam. Runway 36L-18R , Polderbaan, for departure ánd landing. Flight KL601-602 AMS-LAX-AMS got operated by the B747’s PH-BFH and PH-BFB. Videolink >>>>>click at next link>>>>> Last Flight of Captain KLM B747 Jeroen van Breukelen
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