This diagram of the SST Concord's engine was part of a larger graphic that appeared in the Aug. 7, 2000 issue of Time Magazine. The engine failed on take off, causing an explosion and grounding the SST fleet. It turned out that debris from the runway had entered the engine. We did not know this at the time this diagram was created. The thrust reversers on the right are shown closed because of speculation that they may have contributed to the accident.

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