Last Flight of Captain Marc Litjens @ KLM
Captain Marc Litjens made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Happily I was able to operate and film his departure to Tokyo Narita on the last moment, with thanks to our department , KLM AIrcraft Towing Department. KL863 , operated with B789 Dreamliner reg PHBHG, stand F5, with a alternative pushback on taxiway Alpha abeam G8. After the pushback we could reach bufferposition P10 and film also Marc’s takeoff at runway 36C. Backflight KL864 got a RWY06 arrival and after a slight wingroll a smooth landing. The most wonderful experience was after his retirementlanding. At the Crewcentre Marc […]
Last Flight of Captain Kurt Geilert @ KLM
Captain Kurt Geilert made his last flight due to retirement at KLM. Together with First Officer Anil de Nie and Second Officer Ramon Dormans as his ‘Wingmen’, heading for Panama City and back Amsterdam. Flight KL757 with a RWY36L departure and operated with the B777-300ER reg PHBVR. Backflight KL758 got a RWY 06 arrival and was operated with the PHBVK. Vacating runway 06 and taxying to final stand Foxtrot 7. Since October 1989 with KLM SF340A/B // FO and Captain // Route instructor B767-300 // First Officer B747-400 […]
Last Flight of First Officer B747F Hella Zinkweg @ Martinair Cargo
First Officer B747F Hella Zinkweg made her final flight due to retirement at Martinair Cargo. Awesome detail her husband was the Captain and Wingman on this flight, and they got joined by their children. Flight MP7762-Heavy from Miami heading for homebase Amsterdam. This flight was operated with the B747-406ERF reg PHCKC and got a runway 06 arrival. Vacating her B747 Freighter via S8 for stand S84 after a very smooth landing. Videostills………..
Last Flight of Captain Bouke Rypma @ KLM
Cpt Bouke made his final flight due to retirement at KLM. Flight KL741 with special callsign ‘Bouke-01’ , from Cartagena heading to Amsterdam. CTG-AMS Captain Bouke got 3 ‘Wingmen’ with him to perform this remarkable flight. First Officers Onno Veltkamp & Bart Stopel and Second Officer Swayze Raj De Heij. And mentioning Cabin Attendant CA I Natalie Ritte. This flight got a landing on RWY06, Kaagbaan, and was operated with the B789 Dreamliner reg PH-BHD KL741// CTG-AMS, Cartagena-Amsterdam. Videostills…………
Last Flight on KLM B747 // PH-BFW // LAX-AMS @ KL602 // 20-3-2020
The crew on this flight from LAX to Amsterdam problaby made their last 747 flight. KL602 arrived at 20 March of 2020 , ETA 8.51 LT They landed on RWY 06 with the B747-Combi reg PH-BFW Videostills………….