Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Today In History: Texas lawn dart.

A Concorde jet, Air France Flight 4590, augered in, hitting a hotel in Gonesse, France, and marking the end of the first successful attempt at commercial supersonic air travel.

3 comments:

Marko said...

...giving birth to Air France's new slogan: "Concorde Service: Now Straight To Your Hotel!"

Rabbit said...

...as opposed to Delta, who changed their motto to 'We get you close!' after flight 191 slapped the ground, a water tank, and a Toyota on the highway.

Regards,
Rabbit.

Kaylee said...

But at least the landing gear was down. ;)