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First 747 Murdered - Schipol Airport  
User currently offlineHmmmm... From Canada, joined May 1999, 2104 posts, RR: 5
Posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 16373 times:

A 747 was murdered at Schipol airport in Amsterdam in this police photo. This is the chalk outline. Since this was the first 747 to be murdered, it drew a lot of investigators to the scene. Perhaps too many.





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User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4757 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 16333 times:

Quoting Hmmmm... (Thread starter):

 rotfl  rotfl  rotfl 

So, are there any murder suspects yet?



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User currently offlinePanPan From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 16332 times:

Have they started rounding up suspects in Toulouse??

User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 16266 times:

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Reply 1):
Quoting Hmmmm... (Thread starter):




So, are there any murder suspects yet?

Air France...  duck   flamed 



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User currently offlineMauriceB From Netherlands, joined Aug 2004, 2490 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 16244 times:

hehe nice  Smile




the real thing behind this is when KLM orderd its first 747, it was prior to delivery of the first one...it shows how big it actually is but guess you already figuered  Wink


User currently offlineTimology From Netherlands, joined Jan 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 16212 times:

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 3):
Air France...

haha, rumor has it they blas the plane away with dirt relieved  duck 



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User currently offlineHPLASOps From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 15915 times:

WN did it out of jealousy

User currently offlineGARPD From UK - Scotland, joined Aug 2005, 2649 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 15829 times:

Its an AF 747 and its still there, its just that dirty it blends in with the concrete.  Wink


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User currently offlineNHGrafx From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 198 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 15803 times:

I don't get that photo, what is KLM trying to show? That the 747 can "hold" a lot of cars in its "footprint"?


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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29795 posts, RR: 58
Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 15794 times:

Actually it is a screenshot from a new weekly TV show about aircraft mysteries.

It will be called "Alfred Boeing Presents"



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User currently offlineMauriceB From Netherlands, joined Aug 2004, 2490 posts, RR: 25
Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 15781 times:

Quoting NHGrafx (Reply 8):
I don't get that photo, what is KLM trying to show? That the 747 can "hold" a lot of cars in its "footprint"?

actually yes hehe, in that time it was still very special a 747... would be the same as us waiting for a 1200 pax plane.. but this way they wanted to show how big it actually was, to give people an idea of what was comming


User currently offlineNHGrafx From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 198 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 15754 times:

Quoting MauriceB (Reply 10):
actually yes hehe, in that time it was still very special a 747... would be the same as us waiting for a 1200 pax plane.. but this way they wanted to show how big it actually was, to give people an idea of what was comming

Yeah that picture looks pretty old, so do the cars, so was this taken when the 747 was just entering service?



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User currently offlineLTU932 From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 13864 posts, RR: 50
Reply 12, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 15516 times:

Quoting L-188 (Reply 9):
Actually it is a screenshot from a new weekly TV show about aircraft mysteries.

It will be called "Alfred Boeing Presents"

 rotfl  rotfl  rotfl  rotfl 

That's a nice picture man, I never thought of the 747 in that way before. Big grin Thanks for sharing.  Smile


User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8452 posts, RR: 10
Reply 13, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 15194 times:
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Quoting MauriceB (Reply 10):
in that time it was still very special a 747

a 747 is STILL very special!!



After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineSchipholjfk From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 579 posts, RR: 6
Reply 14, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 15108 times:

Pretty cool photo and concept! Nice way to introduce a new aircraft to people. Ohhh those Dutch... always a step ahead of everyone! Very creative.

Now can someone explain this KLM choice to me... those of you who are familiar with KLM or fly KLM as frequently as I do must have heard the song "I believe I can fly" played over the PA system inside the aircraft as passengers are boarding... and I have always wondered. Do I want my airline company to "believe" they can fly or do I really want them to be 110% confident that they do know how to fly. Now what PR dept person decided to play this song at a start of a flight over the PA system?  Wink



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User currently offlineAirIndia From United Arab Emirates, joined Jan 2001, 1641 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 15096 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 13):
a 747 is STILL very special!!

STILL and WILL remain special !!


User currently offlineAcessColombia From Colombia, joined Jan 2006, 45 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 12012 times:

Quoting AirIndia (Reply 15):
Now can someone explain this KLM choice to me... those of you who are familiar with KLM or fly KLM as frequently as I do must have heard the song "I believe I can fly" played over the PA system inside the aircraft as passengers are boarding... and I have always wondered. Do I want my airline company to "believe" they can fly or do I really want them to be 110% confident that they do know how to fly. Now what PR dept person decided to play this song at a start of a flight over the PA system? Wink

Yeah, pretty scary. They should have gone for Aerosmiths' Fly Away



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User currently offlineLJ From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4420 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 8515 times:

Quoting Schipholjfk (Reply 14):
Now what PR dept person decided to play this song at a start of a flight over the PA system?

Probably the same person who once worked at KLM's marketing department and decided to use this song in one of KLM's commercials


User currently offlineGSPITNL From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 374 posts, RR: 3
Reply 18, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 8380 times:

Thats pretty good  rotfl   rotfl   rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 


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User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 50
Reply 19, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 8364 times:

Quoting Hmmmm... (Thread starter):
A 747 was murdered at Schipol airport in Amsterdam in this police photo. This is the chalk outline. Since this was the first 747 to be murdered, it drew a lot of investigators to the scene. Perhaps too many.

This looks like a job for Van der Valk. (How many of you remember him?)

Charles, SJ

PS: The 747 will always have a special place in my heart.

[Edited 2006-01-07 18:52:10]


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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 8344 times:

Quoting AirIndia (Reply 15):
STILL and WILL remain special !!

Agreed!!


User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8452 posts, RR: 10
Reply 21, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 8148 times:
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Quoting Ctbarnes (Reply 19):
This looks like a job for Van der Valk

Wow I just had a flashback to the early days of TV here, the scary thing is that I started humming the theme music immediately I read your post!



After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineMD80Nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 922 posts, RR: 9
Reply 22, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 8046 times:

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Reply 1):
So, are there any murder suspects yet?

I don't know about you, but I'd be questioning all those cars if I was the police.

"You, the Citroen with the dented bumper, where were you last night at 11:30 pm? Can anyone confirm your whereabouts?" Big grin

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User currently offlineGVWOW From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 168 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 7687 times:

Quoting L-188 (Reply 9):
It will be called "Alfred Boeing Presents"

Gooood Eeeevning! I hope you will enjoy tonights tale of myshtery and shushpense tonight: "The Jumbo Vanishes".


User currently offlineKiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8556 posts, RR: 13
Reply 24, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 7655 times:
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Quoting Ctbarnes (Reply 19):
This looks like a job for Van der Valk. (How many of you remember him?)

I had completely forgotten Van der Valk ... but now ( thanks to you ) I have the theme tune stuck in my head



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25 Post contains images Ctbarnes : Me too. Fortunately it's not the worst thing I've had stuck in my head, though. Charles, SJ
26 GlobeTrekker : They also tend to play "One day I'll fly away" by Randi Crawford (also used in a KLM commercial and title used in many KLM ads) and from time to time
27 Post contains images N484ER : AIRBUS did it.
28 Post contains images JohnKrist : Any of those tracks mentioned is far better than playing Tom Petty-Free Falling IMO And agreed, 747 will always have a place in my heart, but A380 ai
29 Keesje : We did a second a few weeks ago, no traces. It´s name was BDXO.
30 StevenG : Sounds like an appropriate song when heavy delays or strikes are expected. When you hear "I believe I can fly" on the PA, you're urged to ask the cap
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