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Event Notification Report for January 8, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           01/07/1999 - 01/08/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

35126  35218  35224  35225  35226  35227  35228  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35126       |
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| FACILITY: VERMONT YANKEE           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/08/1998|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  VT |NOTIFICATION TIME: 21:09[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        12/08/1998|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        20:55[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MCCLUSKIE                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JOHN ROGGE           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AOUT 50.72(b)(1)(ii)(B)  OUTSIDE DESIGN BASIS   |                             |
|AINC 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(C) POT UNCNTRL RAD REL    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| BOTH TRAINS OF STANDBY GAS TREATMENT DECLARED INOPERABLE.                    |
|                                                                              |
| DURING PREPARATION OF DESIGN BASIS DOCUMENTATION (DBD) FOR THE STANDBY GAS   |
| TREATMENT SYSTEM (SBGTS), A CONDITION WAS DISCOVERED WHICH COULD LEAD TO     |
| DEGRADATION OF BOTH SBGTS TRAINS.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| A REVIEW OF THE SIZING OF THE SBGTS LOOP SEAL LINES INDICATED THAT, DURING   |
| THE INITIAL STAGES OF A DESIGN BASIS ACCIDENT (DBA) WITH THE SBGTS INLET     |
| NORMALLY ALIGNED TO THE TORUS TO MAINTAIN DRYWELL TO TORUS DIFFERENTIAL      |
| PRESSURE, THE RESULTING TORUS PRESSURE INCREASE WOULD CAUSE AN OVERPRESSURE  |
| CONDITION WHICH WOULD RESULT IN A PRESSURE, WITHIN THE UNITS, OF 1.8 PSIG.   |
| ALTHOUGH, THIS PRESSURE IS WITHIN THE INTERNAL ALLOWABLE PRESSURE OF THE     |
| UNITS THE EFFECT WOULD BE TO CAUSE A CLEARING OF THE EACH UNIT LOOP SEAL.    |
| THE RESULTING FLOW THROUGH THE LOOP SEAL INTO THE UNIT WOULD BYPASS THE      |
| MOISTURE SEPARATOR AND WOULD BE OF SUFFICIENT VELOCITY TO PREVENT            |
| RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF THE LOOP SEAL BY DRAINS FROM THE MOISTURE SEPARATOR.     |
| WITHOUT REFILL OF THE LOOP SEALS, THE WATER COLLECTED BY THE DEMISTER WILL   |
| ACCUMULATE IN THE UNITS POTENTIALLY REDUCING THE EFFECTIVENESS OR FAILING    |
| THE HEATER, THE HEPA FILTERS, AND THE CHARCOAL ADSORBERS.                    |
|                                                                              |
| THIS CONDITION HAS BEEN EVALUATED AND A MODIFICATION TO THE LOOP SEAL VALVE  |
| LINEUP WILL BE PERFORMED TO THROTTLE THE LOOP SEAL DRAIN VALVE TO ENSURE     |
| THAT FLOW INTO THE UNIT, THROUGH THE LOOP SEAL DRAIN LINE, IS NOT OF         |
| SUFFICIENT VELOCITY TO PREVENT REFILLING OF THE LOOP SEALS.  THE EFFECT OF   |
| THE BYPASS FLOW ON THE OPERATION OF THE UNITS HAS ALSO BEEN EVALUATED AND    |
| FOUND TO BE OF INSUFFICIENT VOLUME TO EFFECT THE PROPER OPERATION OF THE     |
| SBGTS HEATER, HEPA FILTERS, OR CHARCOAL ADSORBERS.                           |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE IS IN TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION 3.7.C.2 (FOUR HOURS TO RESTORE    |
| SECONDARY CONTAINMENT) AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION 3.7.B.4 (24 HOURS TO      |
| RESTORE BOTH TRAINS OF SBGT WHICH ARE NOW INOPERABLE).  THE LICENSEE WILL    |
| NOTIFY THE STATE OF THIS EVENT.                                              |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED OF THIS EVENT BY THE LICENSEE.       |
|                                                                              |
| * * * RETRACTION 1046 1/7/99 FROM M. MAGNUSON TAKEN BY STRANSKY * * *        |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee is retracting this event notification. The following text was   |
| submitted in support of the retraction:                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "Vermont Yankee Engineering has analyzed the particulars of this cited       |
| condition. Vermont Yankee's conclusion is that the as-built seal             |
| configuration will not preclude proper operation of the unit.                |
|                                                                              |
| "The demister-loop seal does not bypass the radioactive filtration elements  |
| of the unit. Additional essential observations / conclusions include:        |
|                                                                              |
| "a)  Contrary to the preliminary assessment, further evaluations, including  |
| a preliminary calculation concluded that if there is significant moisture in |
| the process stream it will rapidly refill the loop seal (were it to be       |
| voided by the pressure pulse described in the original report), and          |
|                                                                              |
| "b)  If there is insufficient moisture available for a rapid refill, then    |
| there is not sufficient moisture to challenge the charcoal filter element.   |
|                                                                              |
| "c)  Therefore, the system safety function would have been achieved."        |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector has been informed of this retraction by the       |
| licensee.  Notified R1DO (Cook).                                             |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35218       |
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| FACILITY: NORTH ANNA               REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/05/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  VA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:18[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/05/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:56[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFF MOSHER                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  LEIGH TROCINE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |LEN WERT             R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION REGARDING INOPERABILITY OF THE SPILLWAY EMERGENCY       |
| DIESEL GENERATOR                                                             |
|                                                                              |
| The following text is a portion of a facsimile received from the licensee:   |
|                                                                              |
| "At 1356 hours on 01/05/99, the Federal Emergency Regulatory Commission      |
| (FERC) was notified of the inoperability of the North Anna spillway          |
| emergency diesel generator in accordance with the requirements of            |
| 18CFR12.10(a).  The diesel generator failed its operability test due to the  |
| engine water temperature being below the acceptable range of 165 - 195■F.    |
| Water temperature during the test was 155■F.  A work request has been        |
| initiated to identify and correct the cause of this problem in a timely      |
| manner.  The diesel generator remains available."                            |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee stated that the spillway emergency diesel generator is not      |
| safety related and that the units are not in any limiting conditions for     |
| operation as a result of this issue.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| In addition to the FERC, the licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.   |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 1036 1/7/98 FROM M. WHALEN TAKEN BY STRANSKY * * *              |
|                                                                              |
| "At 0820 hours on 1/7/99, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)    |
| was notified to retract a previous notification made at 1356 hours on        |
| 1/5/99. The previous notification was made as a result of declaring the      |
| North Anna spillway diesel generator inoperable due to engine water          |
| temperature being below the acceptance range. Further evaluation and         |
| consultation with the diesel vendor determined the spillway diesel generator |
| was in fact operable and able to perform its design function."               |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector has been informed of this update by the licensee. |
| Notified R2DO (Wert).                                                        |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35224       |
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| FACILITY: CLINTON                  REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/06/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:26[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        01/06/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:45[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAVID WARD                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  LEIGH TROCINE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          UNU                   |BRENT CLAYTON        R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |JOHN STOLZ, NRR      EO      |
|AAEC 50.72(a)(1)(i)      EMERGENCY DECLARED     |JOSEPH GIITTER, AEOD IRD     |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |GENE CANUPP          FEMA    |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| UNUSUAL EVENT DUE TO A LOSS OF OFFSITE POWER TO THE EMERGENCY BUSES WHILE IN |
| COLD SHUTDOWN                                                                |
|                                                                              |
| At 1319 CST on 01/06/98, there was a loss of the 138-kV line supplying power |
| to the emergency reserve auxiliary transformer (ERAT) while the reserve      |
| auxiliary transformer (RAT) was tagged/switched out of service due to        |
| ongoing plant modifications.  All three emergency diesel generators          |
| automatically started and loaded properly, and they are currently supplying  |
| power to the emergency buses.  The non-vital buses are being energized via   |
| the main power transformer back-feed lineup from the 345-kV source (normal   |
| grid).  Shutdown cooling is being maintained via the use of reactor water    |
| cleanup, and vessel feed is from the control rod drive system.  Residual     |
| heat removal (RHR) train 'B' was in shutdown cooling prior to this event,    |
| and the 'B' RHR pump tripped off when its emergency bus was initially        |
| de-energized.  The licensee stated that there were no reports of abnormal    |
| functions other than the loss of the 138-kV line.                            |
|                                                                              |
| A Notification of Unusual Event was declared at 1345 CST due to the loss of  |
| the ERAT and RAT (when no sources of offsite power are available).  The      |
| licensee's procedures do not specifically address credit for having a        |
| back-feed capability.  The licensee plans to terminate the Unusual Event     |
| when either the ERAT or RAT are returned to service and offsite power is     |
| restored to safety systems.                                                  |
|                                                                              |
| The cause of the loss of the 138-kV line is being investigated, but it is    |
| currently believed to be from insulator damage to the 138-kV line near the   |
| town of Clinton, Illinois.                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The unit has been in an extended shutdown since 09/06/96.                    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector, the State of Illinois, and |
| DeWitt County Sheriff.                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 1626 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM DAVID WARD TO       |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported that the automatic start of the emergency diesel       |
| generators was an engineered safety feature actuation and that the cause of  |
| the loss of the 138-kV line had not yet been determined.                     |
|                                                                              |
| Shutdown cooling is still being maintained via the use of reactor water      |
| cleanup, and vessel feed is from the control rod drive system.  The licensee |
| stated that it would take 72 hours for boiling to occur if shutdown cooling  |
| was not available.                                                           |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), NRR EO (Stolz), and  |
| AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 1717 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM DAVID WARD TO       |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The 'B' RHR pump was restored to service (in shutdown cooling) at 1600 CST.  |
| Reactor water cleanup was running prior to the event, and remained in        |
| service to provide an alternate means of shutdown cooling.                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee plans to issue a press release and plans to notify the NRC      |
| resident inspector.  The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), |
| NRR EO (Zwolinski), and AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                  |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 1814 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM DAVID WARD TO       |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The estimated time for restoration of RAT power is approximately 1800 CST,   |
| and the estimated time for exiting the Unusual Event is approximately 2100   |
| CST.                                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), NRR EO (Zwolinski),  |
| and AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 1916 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM DAVID WARD TO       |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| Offsite power was restored to the RAT at approximately 1750 CST, but it is   |
| not yet supplying vital loads.  Vital loads are still being supplied via the |
| emergency diesel generators.  The estimated time for exiting the Unusual     |
| Event is still approximately 2100 CST.  Spent fuel pool cooling was          |
| maintained throughout this event.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), NRR EO (Zwolinski),  |
| and AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 2016 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM MAXWELL KIER TO     |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| Vital loads are still being supplied via the emergency diesel generators.    |
| The licensee currently expects the RAT to supply vital loads at              |
| approximately 2100 CST.  The estimated time for exiting the Unusual Event is |
| still approximately 2100 CST.                                                |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), NRR EO (Zwolinski),  |
| and AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 2116 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM MAXWELL KIER TO     |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The cause of the loss of the 138-kV line was determined to be a pole over    |
| north of Clinton that shorted a couple of phases.  Repairs are in progress,  |
| and the estimated time of completion is unknown.  The estimated time for     |
| exiting the Unusual Event is now approximately 2130 CST.                     |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), NRR EO (Zwolinski),  |
| and AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 2216 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM MAXWELL KIER TO     |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee is currently swapping emergency buses from the emergency diesel |
| generators to the RAT.  The licensee is also in the process of restoring the |
| ERAT to service.  Repairs to the 138-kV line are complete.  The estimated    |
| time for exiting the Unusual Event is still approximately 2130 CST.          |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), NRR EO (Zwolinski),  |
| and AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| ******************** UPDATE AT 2314 EST ON 01/06/99 FROM MAXWELL KIER TO     |
| TROCINE ********************                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The root cause of the 138-kV line going down was determined to be down guys  |
| on a corner pole where the line taps to Clinton.  The guys were possibly     |
| severed by a snow plow.  This allowed the pole to lean causing the static    |
| shield to contact one of the phases.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The division 1 and 2 emergency buses are currently being supplied from the   |
| RAT, and the licensee is currently placing the division 3 emergency bus on   |
| the RAT.  The new estimated time for exiting the Unusual Event is            |
| approximately 2245 CST.                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC operations officer notified the R3DO (Clayton), NRR EO (Zwolinski),  |
| and AEOD IRD (Giitter).                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 0010 1/7/99 FROM M. KIER TAKEN BY STRANSKY * * *                |
|                                                                              |
| The UE was terminated at 2306 CST on 1/6/99.  One offsite power source has   |
| been restored to the emergency busses, and the other offsite source is       |
| currently being restored.  The NRC resident inspector has been informed of   |
| the termination.  Notified R3DO (Clayton), EO (Zwolinski).                   |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35225       |
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| FACILITY: HOPE CREEK               REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/07/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:16[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        01/07/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:30[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HARLAN HANSON                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |WILLIAM COOK         R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AARC 50.72(b)(1)(v)      OTHER ASMT/COMM INOP   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| EMERGENCY RESPONSE DATA SYSTEM (ERDS) INOPERABLE                             |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported that their ERDS system was discovered to be inoperable |
| during quarterly system testing because of a bad phone line or modem at      |
| 1030am on 1/7/99.  Efforts to restore the phone line/modem were not          |
| successful within the one hour allotted per the PSE&G Event Classification   |
| Guidance.  These efforts will continue.                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee will inform the NRC resident inspector.                         |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   35226       |
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| REP ORG:  STATE OF CALIFORNIA                  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/07/1999|
|LICENSEE:  CEDARS-SINAI HOSPITAL                |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:23[EST]|
|    CITY:  Los Angeles              REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        01/06/1999|
|  COUNTY:  Los Angeles               STATE:  CA |EVENT TIME:        12:00[PST]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JOSEPH TAPIA         R4      |
|                                                |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DONALD BUNN                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| MEDICAL MISADMINISTRATION                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee was using an investigative new drug (IND) Rhenium-188 when the  |
| isotope leaked out of its container and into the blood stream of the         |
| patient.  Re-188 is used to prevent restenosis (the collapsing of the blood  |
| vessel) during angioplasty.   The licensee was authorized to use up to 200   |
| mCi of material during this procedure, but the exact quantity used was not   |
| known at the time of this report.  The licensee is in the process of         |
| developing a dose estimate, however  negative health effects are not         |
| expected.                                                                    |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   35227       |
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| REP ORG:  USAF RADIOISOTOPE COMMITTEE          |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/07/1999|
|LICENSEE:  USAF RADIOISOTOPE COMMITTEE          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:29[EST]|
|    CITY:  GLENDALE                 REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        01/07/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  AZ |EVENT TIME:        15:30[EST]|
|LICENSE#:  42-23539-01AF         AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JOSEPH TAPIA         R4      |
|                                                |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MAJOR JIM HICKS              |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| F-16 CRASHED CONTAINING 8ÁCi OF AMERICIUM-241                                |
|                                                                              |
| An Air Force F-16 crashed near Luke Air Force base, Arizona.  The plane      |
| contained an 8 ÁCi Am-241 source.  The pilot and navigator ejected safely.   |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| The Air Force is responding to the crash site and will perform a search for  |
| the source.                                                                  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35228       |
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| FACILITY: VOGTLE                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/07/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  GA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:44[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/07/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:28[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TOM TYNAN                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/08/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |LEN WERT             R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AENS 50.72(b)(1)(v)      ENS INOPERABLE         |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| FTS AND COMMERCIAL PHONE LINES OUT OF SERVICE                                |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC via cellular phone that both their FTS-2000    |
| and their commercial lines were unavailable for dial out.   However, the     |
| commercial lines could be accessed by dialing in from the Operations Center. |
| The licensee is troubleshooting this problem and believes it may be related  |
| to some other work (digging) in progress.                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed the NRC resident inspector.                            |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 0153 1/8/99 FROM SHFLIGER TAKEN BY STRANSKY * * *               |
|                                                                              |
| All telephones are now working properly.  The NRC resident inspector will be |
| informed by the licensee.  Notified R2DO (Wert).                             |
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