Aviation Photo #2214482 McDonnell Douglas MD-11 - KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines

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Awaiting its final flight to the USA for scrap out.
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    C. van Grinsven
    KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas
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    PH-KCG
    CG-007
    Amsterdam - Schiphol
    Netherlands
    November 30, 2012
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Anonymous
4 years ago
Poor beauty, deserves better than that fate. Great shot with nice reflection
Anonymous
4 years ago
Such a princess, majestic even at the end
Anonymous
4 years ago
Very sorry to hear. I love this plane.
Anonymous
4 years ago
I flew on PH-KCG last year, it made the smoothest landing ever! Even got a cockpit visit... lovely memories of this bird :(
Anonymous
4 years ago
Very very sorry to hear it. My all time favorite airplane in my all time favorite color!
Anonymous
4 years ago
The funny thing is this beauty looks brand new. Look at the front landing gear, the wheels look so clean and pure white. The overall livery looks perfect. What a sad way for this proud Douglas to go out. It is fitting that the last flight across the Atlantic would be a revenue flight. Like all great Douglas aircraft, this MD-11 is a workhorse to the very end.
Anonymous
4 years ago
This picture makes me both happy and sad, both for obvious reasons. Beautiful shot, sad ending for a true beauty! Why not refurbish? Why just.. scrap? It doesn't make environmental sense..
Anonymous
4 years ago
Stunning photograph of a great beauty!

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