Final KLM747 Arrival // F4 //KL893/894 @ FO Peter Westerneng
Friday 23rd of october Captain Eugene Mannot and FO Peter Westerneng operated their final 747 flight. Captain Mark van der Hum was also on board. Flight KL893 on stand Echo77 with a pushback by ATD Jan Arts and assisted by ATD ‘Bokito’ . Sunday the 25th of October they approached Schiphol for the very last time on a 747. They got a flybye circuit withthe PH-BFV and went through the rainshowers above Haarlem. They got the most phenomenal weatherconditions and background to operate a final flight. Entering stand F4 and shut down the 4 engines………….it’s done 50 years of Boeing747 […]
Last flight of Captain B747 Lulof Beumer @ KLM
Captain Lulof Beumer made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Some colleages call him ‘The Tom Cruise of the KLM B747’ Togethether with his good friend and First Officer Peter Westerneng and Second Officer Ilana Iskander. Flight KL601 heading to LAX was operated by the B747Combi reg PH-BFW. RWY24 Sierra7 for departure with a marvellous wingroll salute after rotation. They also call it a ‘rock to the wings’. Backflight KL602 got operated with the B747Combi reg PH-BFS and a real smooth flaring before touching the runway really soft for the very last time. The callsign was ‘Banjo’. Vacating […]
Last flight of Captain Koen Baretta @ KLM
Koen made his last flight at KLM, due to his retirement. His final destination was Curacao and back Amsterdam. Together with First Officer Peter Westerneng and Second Officer Tom Driessen final approach at runway 18R. In the early morning of the 12th of September 2019 , with rain and low visibility………operated by the PH-BFN. Captain Koen started ánd his career at KLM at the B747. Nice to know is that Koen was the instructor of FO Peter when he started flying the B747. Watch the video with great ATC recorded as well.>>>>> Videostills……..