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Old 03-28-2006, 02:35 PM   #4  
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Originally Posted by Freighter Captain
Didn't a part falling from a Continental DC-10 doom the Concorde taking off out of Paris?
Yes there was a piece of the cowling laying on the runway and that burst Concorde's tire which lead to the rest.

Ironically, the normal pre-Concorde runway inspection was not performed because the CDG fire department was conducting a fire drill.
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