[JURIST] A French court on Monday found US-based Continental Airlines [corporate website] and one of its employees guilty of manslaughter for their roles in the Air France Concorde jet crash [BBC backgrounder] outside Paris in 2000. The court found [CBC report] that a piece of metal fell off a Continental plane and onto the runway, later causing damage to the Concorde that led to the crash. The court also convicted Continental mechanic John Taylor for improperly maintaining the plane that…

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