07concorde.600.jpgThe decommissioned supersonic jetliner has only been in Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field for less than two years and was already damaged, with it’s nose cone getting knocked off: “In a multicultural crash in the middle of the night, the jet, a Concorde that is owned by a British airline, was hit by a truck that was hauling equipment from a Jamaican music and soccer festival. The truck clipped the distinctive nose cone off the parked Anglo-French jet about 3 a.m. last Monday, prompting an impassioned uproar among the jet’s band of enthusiasts.” |NYT|