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LIFE.com: Tribute to Concorde

A Continental Airlines mechanic was found guilty Monday in the Concorde crash that killed 113 people in 2000. John Taylor received a fine of 2,000 euros ($2,656) and a 15-month suspended prison sentence. Continental Airlines was fined 202,000 euros ($268,400).

The mechanic, who was not present for the verdict, was the only person found guilty at the trial in Paris. His former supervisor and three French officials were found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Read the full story