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Concorde crash case goes to trial

What brought down the Concorde?

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Air France Concorde flight 4590
Air France Concorde flight 4590

FILE - Air France Concorde flight 4590 takes off with fire trailing from its engine on the left wing from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, in this July 25, 2000 file photo. The plane crashed shortly after take-off, killing all the 109 people aboard and four others on the ground. For nearly a deca

Air France Concorde plane crash scene
Air France Concorde plane crash scene

FILE - This July 25 2000 file photo, shows an aerial view of the scene where an Air France Concorde plane crashed shortly after takeoff onto a hotel in Gonesse outside Paris, killing all 109 on board and 4 people on the ground. For nearly a decade, investigators have argued that the jet never would

16 inch metal strip found on the runway at Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris following the concorde crash
16 inch metal strip found on the runway at Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris following the concorde crash

FILE - A photo taken from the preliminary report posted on the Internet Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, by French investigators into the July 25, 2000, crash of Air France Concorde flight 4590, shows a 16 inch metal strip found on the runway at Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris following the crash. For ne