When Did the Chernobyl Accident Happen?

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The Chernobyl accident also known as the Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26th April 1986 in Ukraine. The accident happened in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant where an explosion and fire from one of the reactors released large quantities of radioactive contamination into the atmosphere.
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The Chernobyl accident occurred due to a sudden power surge during a systems test. An emergency shutdown was attempted but this only served to increase the surge. The reactor vessels then ruptured leading to a series of explosions.
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