U.S. aircraft carrier 17 personnel were mild soap bath after the removal of nuclear radiation
3 13, USS Ronald Reagan is to guide staff on the helicopter landing in Japan
WASHINGTON, March 14 (Xinhua reporter Wang Fengfeng) Navy 14, said, relief of the U.S. fleet is in Japan, 17 people were on the nuclear radiation leak. As the detection of radioactive substances into the air, based in Yokosuka, Japan, the U.S. Seventh Fleet has been re-adjust the deployment of ships and aircraft, to avoid more radiation.
personnel exposed to radiation from the “Ronald Reagan” aircraft carrier. This aircraft carrier was the first nuclear power plant in Fukushima is about 160 kilometers northeast of the sea cruise. Implementation of near Sendai relief mission to return to the carrier’s three helicopter crew tests showed 17 people to radiation.
Navy, said radiation is the release of radioactive steam from a nuclear power plant, which 17 people suffered radiation is not serious, after using the bath soap has been removed. Medical staff then start checking on them to confirm radiation has been cleared.
After the incident, said in a statement in the Seventh Fleet, as a precautionary measure, “Ronald Reagan” aircraft such as the implementation of disaster relief missions in the vicinity of Sendai, the ships had left the first nuclear power plant in Fukushima downwind direction. Assessment of the situation is currently being done to determine what measures should be taken. The statement said that as the crew of the vessel through the radiation zone, subject to the maximum amount of radiation in the natural environment is also less than a month of radiation.
Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant the first 3 units and 11 units in the loss of cooling after the earthquake, there part of the reactor core meltdown of fuel and hydrogen explosion has occurred. Nuclear power plant leaks radioactive material 12 occurs.