Highly detailed Herpa Wings Die-Cast Metallic
Fanhansa Last 737-300 by Herpa Reg D-ABEK 562546 Scale 1:400
Lufthansa Euro 2016 Germany Team With Fan Names
Aircraft: Boeing 737-300
Item: 562546 HE562546
This Lufthansa 737-300 will be the last regular 737-300 release by Herpa. Future releases will be "One-time-only" special editions.
The German national team departed from Frankfurt Airport on June 6, 2016 with Lufthansa special flight LH342 for the European Championship in France. At exactly 14:02 local time, the “Fanhansa” aircraft, with Captain Ulrich Pade and First Officer Rafael Gabel in the !+$%pit, took off from runway 18 West after having left parking position at 13:49 local time. On board were the national team, coaches and team staff as well as other DFB (German Football Association) representatives. The flight from Frankfurt (FRA) to Chambery Savoie Airport (CMF) near the team accommodation takes 1 hour and 20 minutes.
This Boeing 737-300 aircraft type with the registration D-ABEK received a special livery from Lufthansa Technik for the occasion. In addition to the well-known “Fanhansa” logo from the 2014 World Cup, the names of fans now decorate the aircraft’s fuselage. Among more than 65,000 online applications, around 300 winners were drawn to symbolically accompany the national team on their flight to the European Championship.