concorde

concorde

Secret History - Konkordski

22h ago
SOURCE  

Description

This documentary was shown on Channel 4 in 1996. It details the development of the Tupolev TU-144 'Konkordski' which was the Soviet Union's rival to Concorde. It shows how the TU-144 was produced from stolen Concorde plans, and the French DST's investigation into the espionage. It also shows the crash of the TU-144 at the 1973 Paris Air Show, and reveals the cause of the crash.