Unmanned Aircraft with Radioactive Material Crashes in Japan

Unamanned Aircraft of Ministry of Defense's techinical research and development institute crashed into seas off Iwo Jima. Aircraft carries a small amount of radioactive krypton gas.
Defence Ministry official said The plane was dispatched from a F-15 fighter  some 1,200km south of Tokyo on a test flight early on Friday off Iwo Jima island,but crashed after engine stopped working around 09:30 on Friday.
Officails said radioactive material krypton was sealed in glass container and the quantity was close to the lower limit of the restricted range. It would have little impact on human health and if the capsule is shattered underwater, it would not have any impact on the environment. If it is totally inhaled in doesn't affect human body.



2 comments
  1. Innovative Technologies July 25, 2010 at 7:31 AM  

    What a tragedy, material krypton was sealed in glass container and the quantity was close to the lower limit of the restricted range is very dangerous material.

  2. Anonymous November 24, 2011 at 8:37 PM  

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