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CAPTAIN APOLOGIZES TO PASSENGERS AFTER ACCIDENTLY ACTIVATING HIJACK ALARM AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT

CAPTAIN APOLOGIES TO PASSENGERS AFTER ACCIDENTLY ACTIVATING HIJACK ALARM AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT

AMSTERDAM AIRPORT, NETHERLANDS – A remarkable incident happened at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport (AMS) last Wednesday, which would result in special (military) police teams rushing towards the gate and many delayed flights at Europe’s third-busiest airport. The captain accidently sent a Hijacking Alarm to Schiphol’s ATC. The pilot of an Air Europa A330 was instructing the

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DUTCH KING VISITS FIRST OPERATIONAL RNLAF F-35 AT LEEUWARDEN AIR BASE

King Willem Alexander pays visit to Leeuwarden AB

LEEUWARDEN AIR BASE, NETHERLANDS – King Willem Alexander from The Netherlands paid a visit to Leeuwarden Air Base on Wednesday, together with the Commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), Lieutenant General Dennis Luyt. The King’s reason for the visit was the brand new and first operational F-35A from the 322nd Squadron and the

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POSSIBLE HIJACK OF AIRCRAFT AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT

AMSTERDAM AIRPORT, NETHERLANDS – Emergency services have rushed to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. A spokesperson for the Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Dutch Military Police) speaks of a “suspicious situation” on board of an aircraft at Schiphol Airport, the third busiest airport in Europe. It seems to be a hijacking of an aircraft, sources within the Marechaussee report.

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THE FIRST OPERATIONAL RNLAF F-35 HAS ARRIVED IN THE NETHERLANDS

The first operational RNLAF F-35 has arrived in The Netherlands

LEEUWARDEN AIR BASE, NETHERLANDS – October 31, 2019 is a special day in history for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). The first operational Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II (registration F-009) has arrived today on a beautiful, sunny, but cold Autumn day at it’s new home, Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands. 40 years ago

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