• Short Summary

    Athenian are very much ??? that a ??? Athens airport port ??? ??? the Swiss?

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    Prof, Hadjiantoniou speaks on the difference of the Plutonium 238 and 239.


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    (follows scenes from the debris and men measuring the radio-activity of Plutonium while the voice of Prof Hadjiantoniou is heard on the band)


    2.
    Hadjiantoniou showing the 5 burnt cans of Plutonium recovered from the debris of the crashed plane.




    Initials


    good coverage and sound, good edit

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Athenian are very much ??? that a ??? Athens airport port ??? ??? the Swiss Air DC-8 plane crash last Sunday night. And this, for the plane carried a certain quantity of plutonium 238, besides the two-million-dollar worth diamonds. The Nuclear Research Center's experts were measuring the radioactivity of the area every day -- as they did today -- to ascertain whether any plutonium contamination in the area of the accidents exists. In an exclusive statement, Prof. Anthony Hadjiantoniou, director of Health-Physics Dept. of the Greek Atomic Energy Commission, explains the difference between Plutonium 238 which is for industrial purposes from Plutonium 239 which is sued for Nuclear weapons. He also says that no contamination whatsoever was reported by the Nuclear Research Center's experts following constant measurements.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAANIFTJCYRZBX4UVAO8TKZTPB6
    Media URN:
    VLVAANIFTJCYRZBX4UVAO8TKZTPB6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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