The Chornobyl disaster (referred tae as the Chornobyl accident forby) wis a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 Aprile 1986 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Pouer Plant in Ukraine (then offeecially the Ukrainian SSR), which wis unner the direct jurisdiction o the central authorities o the Soviet Union. An explosion an fire released muckle quantities o radioactive pairticles intae the atmosphere, which spread ower much o the wastren USSR an Europe.
The Chornobyl reactor #4 biggin as o 2006.
|Date||26 Apryle 1986|
|Time||01:23 (Moscow Time UTC+3)|
|Location||Pripyat, (umwhile Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union)|
|Cause||Inadvertent explosion o core during emergency shutdoun o reactor whilst unnergangin pouer failur experiment|
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