AntinOz, on 25 November 2014 - 04:19 AM, said:
From memory, it ingested a bit of rubber or something and was deemed unsafe due to catastrophic failure.
I think that may have had some bearing on it (or been the final nail that broke the camels back), but it was mostly cost.
If you're ever in Seattle, they've got one sitting on the ground at the Museum of Flight. You had to be a right skinny b'stard to sit in those seats, so I suspect it was the onset of obesity in the states that ultimately caused it's downfall.
I had a photoz, but I losted them
The crash was in 2000, Concord was mothballed in 2003.