Episode 147: Air France 4590 and the Story of the Concorde

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Whenever Concorde took off, it was a mesmerizing spectacle. But on July 25, 2000, when an Air France Concorde took the skies, it did so with flames trailing behind it. Join Shelly for this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast where she shares the story of the only deadly Concorde disaster and how it led to the downfall of the entire fleet and spelled the end of supersonic passenger transport.

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Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Podcast Engineers
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn
The Concorde

The Concorde. Photo by Tashihiko Sato (AP)

Close up of the wreckage (Getty)

The Concorde

The Concorde in flight (Getty)