On Tuesday 25 July 2000 Air France Flight AFR 4590, a Concorde registered F-BTSC, took off from Paris Charles de Gaulle, to undertake a charter flight to New York with nine crew members and one hundred passengers on board. During takeoff from runway 26 right at Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, a tyre was damaged. A major fire broke out. The aircraft was unable to gain height or speed and crashed onto a hotel, killing all 109 people on board and 4 on the ground. The crash would become the end of the Concorde era.It depends mainly on the terms of the operating contract in force. The DGAC is currently preparing a draft regulation and an operations manual concerning runway inspections, based on and extending the ICAOa#39;s ... Since May 2001, the presence of debris on the movement area is subject to statistical analysis. A workinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Air Crash Investigations: The End of the Concorde Era, the Crash of Air France Flight 4590|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010-12|