December 10, 2012 | Mark Paradies

Monday Accident & Lessons Learned: Did We Learn the Wrong Lessons from the Initial Concord Crash Investigation?

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Everybody probably remembers this picture of the last takeoff of the Concord. But did we learn the proper lessons from the crash?

New information that is coming to light suggests that the causes initially reported were not the causes of the accident. Instead, a maintenance error and mistakes made by the pilots were the actual causes of the crash.

See this article in The Guardian for an alternative accident scenario:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2001/may/13/davidrose.focus/print

What do you think? Did we learn the wrong lessons?

Here is video clips of the crash…

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