Modified Concorde Shannon Airport
The newly modified British Airways Concorde arriving at Shannon Airport, in the Republic of Ireland, for flight crew refresher training. The flight from London's Heathrow airport followed two successful verification flights out into the Atlantic by the same plane last month. * The trip, is part of a series of tests to prepare for Concorde's return to passenger service in September. The training at Shannon will include 35 take-offs and landings. All Concorde passenger flights have been halted since last summer following the July 2000 Air France Concorde crash near Paris which claimed 113 lives.
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