Continental To Face Manslaughter Charges In France

Law360, New York (July 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Continental Airlines and five individuals will be tried for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the July 2000 crash that killed 113 people at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, a judge in France reportedly decided Thursday.

The Air France Concorde bound for New York's JFK airport caught fire and crashed when it took off from Paris, killing all 109 people on board and four people on the ground, according to reports.

The accident has reportedly been blamed on metal debris that had dropped onto the...
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