TQ0774 : Waiting to board GBOAC

taken 14 years ago, near to East Bedfont, Hounslow, Great Britain

Waiting to board GBOAC
Waiting to board GBOAC
Was lucky enough to fly on one of the last Concorde flights to JFK. On this particular evening the plane developed a hydraulic fault before take off. We were bused back to the lounge while they spent 3 hours fixing the problem(they "borrowed" another hydraulic pump from another plane...)

Other point of note is that Richard Quest from CNN was on the flight, filming a news segment and generally taking over the place...
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 October, 2003   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 27 February, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 079 747 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.6865N 0:26.8595W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 079 747
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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