Air France Flight 4590 FOD Explained
Posted by fodsite at December 6th, 2016Although this happened in 2000 we must never forget the importance of FOD Control and FOD safety.
Air France Flight 4590 was an Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde, registration F-BTSC, on a scheduled international flight from Paris, France, to New York City, on 25 July 2000, local time 16:43 CET. While taking off, the aircraft ran over debris on the runway, blowing a tyre and puncturing a fuel tank, leading to fire and engine failure. All 100 passengers and nine crew members aboard the Concorde died when it crashed into a hotel in nearby Gonesse, while on the ground four people were killed and one was critically injured.
see the full story here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_France_Flight_4590