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FIRE IN TAKE OFF, THIS IS THE OFFICIAL STATEMENT FOR CONCORDE CRASH
PARIS, Confirming what was reported by some eyewitnesses, a spokesman of Air France said one of the engines was already spitting out fire at the moment of taking off. The eyewitnesses, used to see planes taking off from the airport of Roissy-Charles de Gaulle, confirmed the burst of flames coming out the engine were not the usual the aircraft, provided with postburners as the fighters, normally...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency