2000 ♦ July 25 – Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde crashes during takeoff from Paris, France, after striking debris on the runway, killing all 100 passengers and 9 crew aboard as well as four on the ground; the entire Concorde fleet is grounded for one year.

2000 ♦ July 25 – Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde crashes during takeoff from Paris, France, after striking debris on the runway, killing all 100 passengers and 9 crew aboard as well as four on the ground; the entire Concorde fleet is grounded for one year.

Last picture of Air France Flight 4590, operated with the Concorde, on fire during take-off at Charles de Gaulle International Airport, taken by Toshihiko Sato in an aircraft on a nearby taxiway. 25/07/00

Last picture of Air France Flight operated by the Concorde, on fire during take-off at Charles de Gaulle International Airport, taken by Toshihiko Sato in an aircraft on a nearby taxiway;

The 2000s (The Decade That Defined Gen Y): Part 2 - Disasters (Warning: Readers may find some content Disturbing) | hubpages

The 2000s (The Decade That Defined Gen Y): Part 2 - Disasters (Warning: Readers may find some content Disturbing)

Air France Flight 4590 was a scheduled international flight from Paris, France, to New York City. On 25 July 2000 the aircraft ran over debris on the runway during takeoff, blowing a tire and puncturing a fuel tank, leading to fire and engine failure. Believe it or not this was the only fatal Concorde accident during its 27-year operational history.

Air France Flight 4590 was a scheduled international flight from Paris, France, to New York City. On 25 July 2000 the aircraft ran over debris on the runway during takeoff, blowing a tire and puncturing a fuel tank, leading to fire and engine failure. Believe it or not this was the only fatal Concorde accident during its 27-year operational history.

How the Crash of Flight 4590 Destroyed Concorde's Mystique

John Hutchinson on Air France Flight 4590

Remembering history... http://did-you-know.jbdirectory.com/Air_France_Flight_4590

Remembering history... http://did-you-know.jbdirectory.com/Air_France_Flight_4590

The 2000s (The Decade That Defined Gen Y): Part 2 - Disasters (Warning: Readers may find some content Disturbing)

The 2000s (The Decade That Defined Gen Y): Part 2 - Disasters (Warning: Readers may find some content Disturbing)

How the Crash of Flight 4590 Destroyed Concorde's Mystique, Air France Flight 4590 Concorde Disaster Paris, Concorde Crash From Start To Finish - Air France Flight Concorde and at the Paris Air Show in 1973

Concorde Crash - From Start To Finish - Air France Flight 4590

Using cuts from the Air Crash Investigation programme, I have compiled together the events of Air France Flight 4590 crash from start to finish.

Every machine wears out eventually

Seconds From Disaster - Crash Of The Concorde - Air France Flight 4590

Concorde Crash From Start To Finish Air France Flight 4590

Concorde Crash From Start To Finish Air France Flight 4590

The Concorde aircraft used in the film, Airport 1979, first flew on 1/31/1975 & was leased to Air France in 1976. In 1989, it carried Pope John Paul II. On July 25, 2000, it crashed Air France Flight 4590 in the small French town of Gonesse, killing all 109 passengers & crew on board, as well as four on the ground. At the time of the accident, it had logged 11,989 hours & 4,873 cycles.

The Concorde used as a prop for the movie "The Concorde: Airport was Air France's F-BTSC. In a tragic fate of irony F-BTSC was lost after takeoff from Paris in

Jul 25th, 2000 - Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.

Jul 2000 - Air France Flight a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.

Concorde, first entered service in 1976 with 20 being built. It was nit the first supersonic airlines ((that honour goes to Russia's Tupolev Tu-144). It was used almost exclusively by BA and Air France but retired in 2003, three years after Air France Flight 4590 crashed shortly after leaving Paris.

To travel in, however, she is rather like an airborne Tube train - admittedly with a few knobs on

Air France Concorde flight 4590 takes off with fire: Concorde crash that killed 113

Air France Concorde flight 4590 takes off with fire: Concorde crash that killed 113 quake

25 July 2000: Concorde on fire in Paris. Everyone on board and four on the ground died.

25 July Concorde on fire in Paris. Everyone on board and four on the ground died.

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