(PARIS) – The Continental Airlines company has been found not guilty by the court of Versailles, Paris, of the July 25 2000 crash with a Concorde that killed 113 people.
NDJ World | Published: Nov 29 2012 Travel
In December 2010 another court had ruled that Continental Airlines was equally responsible for the crash and ordered the company to a fine of $US250,000.
On July 25, 2000 a Concorde plane, owned by Air France, caught on fire immediately after take off from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and crashed to earth killing 113 passengers.
An investigation revealed that an aircraft piece belonging to a Continental Airlines plane was left on the runaway from a prior incident. That object was responsible for creating the deadly crash.
The item in question caused the Concorde to suffer a blowout.
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