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Concorde's final flight back home

Concorde 216 returns to Filton

Concorde 216 - or Alpha Foxtrot - was the last of the fleet ever built, and the last to ever fly.

When the jet was retired, her final flight was from Heathrow to Filton near Bristol in 2003.

BBC Points West broadcast a special programme on that day in November to mark the end of an era for supersonic passenger jet travel.

Chris Vacher and Susan Osman talked to pilot Les Brodie who was in charge of the final flight.

After landing he said: "I was very proud and privileged to be here today and do this flight. It was absolutely wonderful.

"On-board today was like a party, even through we're sad that it's got to come out of service, we made it a celebration."


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