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Refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned

The refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned on 12/4/2014. Tepco has difficulties to remove fuel even from an uncrippled reactor.   The alarm of low air pressure went off when they

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Tepco “570 kg of debris dropped on 10 fuel assemblies in SFP3, can’t see the fuel but everything is ok” – Video

Photo : The debris before dropped   Following up this article.. Tepco “found” 8 more fuel assemblies under the fallen debris in Reactor 3 pool [URL]   On 9/1/2014, Tepco

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Tepco “found” 8 more fuel assemblies under the fallen debris in Reactor 3 pool

Photo : Fuel assemblies and debris in Reactor 3 pool. Photo was taken in February of 2013.   Following up this article.. 400 kg of debris dropped onto 2 fuel

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Fukushima worker “I haven’t heard Operation Desk that Tepco says fell into SFP 3”

Photo : Reactor 3 pool taken by underwater camera on 8/30/2014   Following up this article.. 400 kg of debris dropped onto 2 fuel assemblies in Reactor 3 pool /

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400 kg of debris dropped onto 2 fuel assemblies in Reactor 3 pool / State of fuel unverified yet – Photos

Following up this article..   Tepco dropped a major piece of debris into Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3 [URL]   A major piece of debris was dropped into SFP3

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Tepco dropped a major piece of debris into Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3

Photo : Reactor 3 pool of 11/10/2011.   A major piece of debris was dropped into SFP3 while they were removing debris from the pool, according to Tepco.   The

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Tepco investigated the inside of SFP3, “Location of refueling machine, state of the fuel are still not known”

On 10/11 and 10/12/2012, Tepco investigated the inside of SFP of reactor3. 35 tones of the refueling machine is presumed to be dropped over the fuel assemblies but they couldn’t

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35 tones of refueling machine on fuel storage rack in reactor 3

35 tones of refueling machine was found dropped over the fuel storage rack in reactor3, Tepco announced in their press conference of 4/13/2012. They assume it dropped when reactor 3