Continental Airlines has confirmed it has filed an appeal of the French court’s verdict which found it of involuntary homicide through the crash of Concorde in July 2000. Continental had been ordered to pay more than €1.2 million in fines and damages in the crash, when the court found that the carrier and one of its mechanics were at fault for improper maintenance of the aircraft that took off ahead of Concorde that shed debris on take off. from Charles de Gaulle Airport. John Taylor, the Continental maintenance worker has also appealed his15-month suspended jail sentence and a €2,000 fine.

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