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Old October 29th, 2017, 09:32 PM   #1
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KLM say bye to the Fokker 70 Aircraft

This weekend marked the end of Fokker 70 operations with KLM also the end of Fokker aircraft in the KLM fleet

The last flights took place on the 28th October when PH-KZU operated the last flight of the fleet with a flight from London Heathrow to Amsterdam

Norwich last flight was carried out by PH-KZS
PH-KZS making the approach to Norwich

PH-KZS by Mark, on Flickr

IMG_2064 by Mark, on Flickr

IMG_2072 by Mark, on Flickr

The departure was graced by a water cannon salute by the airport fire service, marking the end of the KLM 70s at Norwich
Fokker 70 PH-KZS by Mark, on Flickr


Sunday morninng and cold wet witnessed the arrival of the final 4 KLM Fokker 70s
PH-KZB, PH-KZL, PH-KZS, PH-KZU
Here a small selection of todays arrival

Nose on with PH-KZL and a wave

PH-KZL (3) by Mark, on Flickr

ZL (3) by Mark, on Flickr

Nose on with KZS

ZS by Mark, on Flickr

Thank You Fokker KZU

ZU (5) by Mark, on Flickr

KZU on the stand at Norwich

PH-KZU Stand 3 Norwich by Mark, on Flickr

Last one to depart close the door, crew gather round KZS on stand

ZS and crew stand 5 (2) by Mark, on Flickr

KZB being met by KLM maintenance crew

PH-KZB by Mark, on Flickr

Final picture of the collection

3 Fokkers parked up North side PH-KZS, KZU, ZB

Norwich North Side 3 70s parked up PH-KZS KZU KZB by Mark, on Flickr


Thanks for looking

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Old October 30th, 2017, 05:54 PM   #2
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Will these go to the scrapyard or preserved at a museum?
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Old December 3rd, 2017, 11:54 PM   #3
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Update

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Will these go to the scrapyard or preserved at a museum?
Just an update on the KLM Fokker 70s at Norwich
all im afraid have been painted White and remain at Norwich for onward sale
Only one that has left is PH-KZL which has gone to Tus Airways Cyprus and rumored to be followed soon by PH-KZM


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Old December 24th, 2017, 01:32 PM   #4
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Just an update on the KLM Fokker 70s at Norwich
all im afraid have been painted White and remain at Norwich for onward sale
Only one that has left is PH-KZL which has gone to Kus Airways Cyprus and rumored to be followed soon by PH-KZM


Mark
All the former KLM Fokker 70s are still at Norwich and painted white
PH-KZL & PH-KZM have departed for Tus Airways Cyprus

Have a very Merry Christmas out there all

Mark

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Old December 30th, 2017, 07:48 PM   #5
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70s Update

Tus Airways have taken the following 70s from NWI

PH-KZB Dep 23rd Dec 17
PH-KZL Dep 24th Nov 17
PH-KZM Dep 10th Dec 17
PH-KZU Dep 27th Dec 17


Remaining at NWI is
KZI, KZP, KZS

Cheers
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Old December 30th, 2017, 08:00 PM   #6
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PH-KZP North Side at NWI

Fokker 70 PH-KZP by Mark, on Flickr

PH-KZS North Side at NWI

Fokker 70 PH-KZS by Mark, on Flickr

PH-KZB NWI, seen having final works with KLM before departing to Tus Airways

Fokker PH-KZB by Mark, on Flickr

PH-KZI parked NWI

FRokker 70 PH-KZI by Mark, on Flickr

PH-KZU NWI

Fokker 70 PH-KZU by Mark, on Flickr


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