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Concorde accident near Paris

Air France Concorde crash
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Airline : Air France
Aircraft : Concorde
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Location : Paris, France
People on board : 109
Fatalities : 109 + 5 on ground
Air France Concorde with 109 people onboard crashes in France
On Tuesday 25th July, 2000, the Concorde F-BTSC operated by Air-France is ready to take off from Paris Charles de Gaulle for the passenger flight AFR 4590 to New York. 100 passengers and 9…

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  • The accident involves at least one public transport airplane. A flight is considered as public transport when it carries, from point A to point B, passengers or cargo for commercial purposes. Public transport operators must hold a national air operator’s certificate and an operating licence.
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