The locationEdit

It was in in the Constituent Atomic Center, a unit of the National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) located on the boundary between that jurisdiction and the City of Buenos Aires and the province of Buenos Aires.

The 1983 accidentEdit

A criticality accident on research reactor RA-2 during a failed fuel rod rearrangement killed 1 operator and injured 2 others. A serious human error operating the refueling equipment caused the power excursion in the reactor research called RA-2.

It was a Level 4 INES Scale event.

Also seeEdit

  1. Atomic accidents and disasters



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