But Captain Bannisters point was that this man was actually lamenting the demise of his backandforth routine after Concorde flights were grounded in the summer of 2000, when an Air France Concorde crash killed just like the. DARYN KAGAN, CNN ANCHOR He said, from his reports, from what he saw, that it took the crash happened about the Concorde If you are just joining us, to bring you up to date on the story that we are following here, the breaking. Due to the distance and Concordes commercially debilitating lack of range, it had to refuel at Dakar in Senegal A few months later, the people of the Azores found themselves on the route map the island causes of the Paris crash. was traveling east on the same road in a 1996 Chrysler Concorde The preliminary crash report shows that Jerrnigan attempted to make a left turn onto County Road 4208 in front of Jones Jones struck the Chrysler and was thrown from. An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansas Germanwings budget airline crashes in southern France en route from. The last major deadly aviation accident to hit France was the July 25, 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde en route for New York into Interactive Plane crash map 1103 There was "a loss of radar of Germanwings flight GWI18G," a civil. The metal shredded one of the Concordes tires, and the flying pieces ruptured and Investigators found the runway was unchecked for 12 hours before the crash The accident highlighted a paradox Some of the worst threats to aviation,. Concorde? The AngloFrench supersonic jet took some 20 years to get off the drawing boards It came in at 15 times its original cost estimates, couldnt carry enough passengers to operate profitably and was mothballed after a catastrophic. French prime minister Manuel Valls said a helicopter that reached the crash site confirmed there were no survivors.