HOUSTON (Sept. 4)—French authorities want to inspect a Continental Airlines DC-10 to find if a piece of metal they believe may have led to the July 25 Concorde crash came from the plane. French government Bureau Enquetes-Accidents investigators have said they believe a tire on the Concorde hit a piece of metal on the runway, exploded and parts flew into the engine, causing the fatal crash. Continental said the DC-10 operated at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris shortly before the accident. The airline said it is cooperating with the investigation.
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