Continental Airlines and one of its mechanics were found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for their part in the crash of an Air France Concorde on July 25, 2000 in which 113 people died, a French court ruled Monday. The court concluded that there was an “incontestable link” between the safety failures of Continental and the fire that brought down the aircraft, and held the airline and its mechanic responsible for having incorrectly manufactured and installed a piece of ...

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