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Concorde crash: A look back

<p>Flames come out of the Air France Concorde seconds before it crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport, July 25, 2000.  REUTERS/Andreas Kisgergely </p>

Flames come out of the Air France Concorde seconds before it crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport, July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Andreas Kisgergely

Flames come out of the Air France Concorde seconds before it crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport, July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Andreas Kisgergely

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<p>Firemen try to extinguish the flames from the burning wreckage of a Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard </p>

Firemen try to extinguish the flames from the burning wreckage of a Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Firemen try to extinguish the flames from the burning wreckage of a Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>French Police and emergency services surround the wreckage of an Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard</p>

French Police and emergency services surround the wreckage of an Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

French Police and emergency services surround the wreckage of an Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>The nose and the cabin of the Air France Concorde lies on the ground at the crash site of the plane in Gonesse, Paris suburb, July 25 2000.   REUTERS/Stringer</p>

The nose and the cabin of the Air France Concorde lies on the ground at the crash site of the plane in Gonesse, Paris suburb, July 25 2000. REUTERS/Stringer

The nose and the cabin of the Air France Concorde lies on the ground at the crash site of the plane in Gonesse, Paris suburb, July 25 2000. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>French police and firemen walk around the wreckage of an Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol </p>

French police and firemen walk around the wreckage of an Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French police and firemen walk around the wreckage of an Air France Concorde which crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

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<p>Relatives of Air France Concorde crash victims comfort each other as they leave a memorial service held at la Madeleine church in Paris July 27, 2000.  REUTERS/Jack Dabaghian</p>

Relatives of Air France Concorde crash victims comfort each other as they leave a memorial service held at la Madeleine church in Paris July 27, 2000. REUTERS/Jack Dabaghian

Relatives of Air France Concorde crash victims comfort each other as they leave a memorial service held at la Madeleine church in Paris July 27, 2000. REUTERS/Jack Dabaghian

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<p>Forensic experts inspect some of the wreckage July 26, 2000 after the crash of an Air France Concorde which crashed shortly after take-off killing.  REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

Forensic experts inspect some of the wreckage July 26, 2000 after the crash of an Air France Concorde which crashed shortly after take-off killing. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Forensic experts inspect some of the wreckage July 26, 2000 after the crash of an Air France Concorde which crashed shortly after take-off killing. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Relatives of victims of the Concorde air crash climb up the stairs of La Madeleine's church in Paris surrounded by Air France staff members July 27, 2000.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau</p>

Relatives of victims of the Concorde air crash climb up the stairs of La Madeleine's church in Paris surrounded by Air France staff members July 27, 2000. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Relatives of victims of the Concorde air crash climb up the stairs of La Madeleine's church in Paris surrounded by Air France staff members July 27, 2000. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>Newspapers for sale on a stand July 26, 2000 outside Kings Cross train Station show the page one picture of the doomed Concorde, on fire, in flight before it crashed into a hotel killing 113 people.   REUTERS/Jonathan Evans</p>

Newspapers for sale on a stand July 26, 2000 outside Kings Cross train Station show the page one picture of the doomed Concorde, on fire, in flight before it crashed into a hotel killing 113 people. REUTERS/Jonathan Evans

Newspapers for sale on a stand July 26, 2000 outside Kings Cross train Station show the page one picture of the doomed Concorde, on fire, in flight before it crashed into a hotel killing 113 people. REUTERS/Jonathan Evans

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<p>A family cuddle each other as they depart from a memorial service at a Hall in Gonesse July 26, 2000 attended by then President Jacques Chirac and relatives of the people who died when their Air France Concord crashed.  REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

A family cuddle each other as they depart from a memorial service at a Hall in Gonesse July 26, 2000 attended by then President Jacques Chirac and relatives of the people who died when their Air France Concord crashed. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A family cuddle each other as they depart from a memorial service at a Hall in Gonesse July 26, 2000 attended by then President Jacques Chirac and relatives of the people who died when their Air France Concord crashed. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Firemen carry a stretcher past the wreckage of an Air France Concorde July 26, 2000 which crashed killing all its passengers and crew.   REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

Firemen carry a stretcher past the wreckage of an Air France Concorde July 26, 2000 which crashed killing all its passengers and crew. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Firemen carry a stretcher past the wreckage of an Air France Concorde July 26, 2000 which crashed killing all its passengers and crew. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>A French riot policeman runs across the street from the crash site of the Air France Concorde flight AF4590, in Gonesse, north of Paris July 26, 2000.  REUTERS/Pool</p>

A French riot policeman runs across the street from the crash site of the Air France Concorde flight AF4590, in Gonesse, north of Paris July 26, 2000. REUTERS/Pool

A French riot policeman runs across the street from the crash site of the Air France Concorde flight AF4590, in Gonesse, north of Paris July 26, 2000. REUTERS/Pool

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<p>A rescue worker takes pictures July 27, 2000 at the hotel site on which an Air France Concorde crashed in Gonesse near Paris July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Charles Platiau</p>

A rescue worker takes pictures July 27, 2000 at the hotel site on which an Air France Concorde crashed in Gonesse near Paris July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

A rescue worker takes pictures July 27, 2000 at the hotel site on which an Air France Concorde crashed in Gonesse near Paris July 25, 2000. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder addresses a memorial service for the victims of the Concorde plane crash in France at the world exhibition EXPO 2000 in Hanover July 26, 2000.  REUTERS/Pool</p>

German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder addresses a memorial service for the victims of the Concorde plane crash in France at the world exhibition EXPO 2000 in Hanover July 26, 2000. REUTERS/Pool

German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder addresses a memorial service for the victims of the Concorde plane crash in France at the world exhibition EXPO 2000 in Hanover July 26, 2000. REUTERS/Pool

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<p>Technicians work near debris November 7, 2000 from the Air France Concorde which crashed in flames minutes after take-off from Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport killing 113 people.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer</p>

Technicians work near debris November 7, 2000 from the Air France Concorde which crashed in flames minutes after take-off from Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport killing 113 people. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Technicians work near debris November 7, 2000 from the Air France Concorde which crashed in flames minutes after take-off from Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport killing 113 people. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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<p>Wreaths lay near the crash site of the Air France Concorde flight AF4590 in Gonesse, north of Paris July 26, 2000.  REUTERS/Pool</p>

Wreaths lay near the crash site of the Air France Concorde flight AF4590 in Gonesse, north of Paris July 26, 2000. REUTERS/Pool

Wreaths lay near the crash site of the Air France Concorde flight AF4590 in Gonesse, north of Paris July 26, 2000. REUTERS/Pool

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