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25 July 2012: twelfth anniversary of the Concorde aircraft crash
Rome, Italy - The accident marked the beginning of the end for the supersonic airplane
Twelve years ago, at 4:45 pm, the Air France Flight 4590 crashed in Gonesse, little French town close to Paris-Roissy airport, from where the plane took off a few minutes before. It was the beginning of the end for on of the most fascinating in the aviation history: Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde, better-known simply as the "Concorde". During the takeoff from the "Charles De Gaulle" Airport, one of...
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