Concorde Crash in Paris - Continental convicted of complicity
More than ten years after the Concorde Crash near Paris, a French court in the U.S. Continental Airlines, where the blame.
The judge sentenced the company on Monday to pay a fine of 200,000 €. A Continental Employees received 15 months probation.
The judges came to the conclusion that the supersonic jet caught fire because he at the start of a titanium- Lamella, rolled by a Continental Machine was dropped. It blew a tire of the Concorde, rubber parts punched through a tank of the aircraft and the escaping fuel went up in flames. were in the disaster on 25 July 2000 a total of 113 people were killed. The burning plane crashed into a hotel