2000 ♦ July 25 – Air France Flight a Concorde crashes during takeoff from Paris, France, after striking debris on the runway, killing all 100 passengers and 9 crew aboard as well as four on the ground; the entire Concorde fleet is grounded for one year.
In this July file photo, Air France Concorde flight 4590 takes off with fire trailing from its engine on the left wing from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. The plane crashed shortly after take-off, killing
Last picture of Air France Flight 4590, operated with the Concorde, on fire during take-off at Charles de Gaulle International Airport, taken by Toshihiko Sato in an aircraft on a nearby taxiway. 25/07/00