Eight years to the month after the crash of an Air France Concorde began the countdown to the end of the age of supersonic air travel, a French judge ruled that five individuals as well as Continental Airlines should stand trial for manslaughter in the disaster. The decision, announced yesterday by the prosecutor's office in the Paris suburb of Pontoise, did not specify when the trial will start. All 109 people onboard AF4590 and four persons on the ground were killed in the July 25, 2000, ...

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