A final decision on the cause of the crash of the Air France Concorde in 2000 will be handed down today from a French court. The Concorde aircraft caught fire on take off from Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport on July 25, 2000 and crashed into a nearby hotel killing all 113 on board. All Concorde aircraft were retired after it ending supersonic air travel. At the time, investigators said debris from a Continental Airlines aircraft on the runaway caused the Concorde’s tyres to puncture during take-off, spraying debris into the underwing fuel tanks and sparking the fire. The prosecution
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