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Event Notification Report for August 1, 2002

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           07/31/2002 - 08/01/2002

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

39094  39096  
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39094       |
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| REP ORG:  FLORIDA BUREAU OF RADIATION CONTROL  |NOTIFICATION DATE:
07/26/2002|
|LICENSEE:                                       |NOTIFICATION TIME: 08:44[EDT]|
|    CITY:                           REGION:     |EVENT DATE:        07/26/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:     |EVENT TIME:             [EST]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/26/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |MARK LESSER          R2      |
|                                                |DON COOL             NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOHN WILLIAMSON              |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING CRASH OF AIRCRAFT CARRYING RAD
MATERIAL     |
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| The Florida Bureau of Radiation Control was notified that a FEDEX aircraft   |
| carrying Rad I/II material, isotopes and quantities unknown, had crashed at  |
| the Tallahassee airport between 0745-0800EDT on 7/26/02.  The State of       |
| Florida was responding and did not request NRC assistance at this time.      |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   39096       |
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| REP ORG:  COLORADO DEPT OF HEALTH              |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/26/2002|
|LICENSEE:  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:30[EDT]|
|    CITY:  GRAND JUNCTION           REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        07/26/2002|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  CO |EVENT TIME:        16:45[MDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/26/2002|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |BILL JONES           R4      |
|                                                |MELVYN LEACH         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  P. V. EGIDI                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - MISSING I-125 SEEDS                                 |
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| The following is from a facsimile report:                                    |
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| "At approximately 4:45 PM Friday July 26, 2002, I [Colorado Department of    |
| Health and Environment] received a call from ..., RSO and Medical Physicist  |
| at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado.                          |
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| "[RSO] informed us he is missing 3, I-125 prostrate seeds (approx. 0.36 mCi  |
| [millicuries] each). He was made aware of the loss late this morning.        |
| Surveys were conducted in all suspect areas of the hospital to no avail. It  |
| is possible that either the seeds never arrived due to poor inventory        |
| control of the supplier, or that the seeds went to the trash, which left the |
| hospital around 7:00 A.M. Since the seeds are shielded, they would probably  |
| not be detected at the landfill."                                            |
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