Accident in Jacksonville, Florida, releases low-radioactive gas
Monday, January 30, 2006
Unison spokesperson Wayne Moles said "We believe one cylinder of gas may have exploded". The cylinder was filled with krypton gas according to AP. Firefighters say at least 40 people became exposed to the low-level radiation. All are undergoing decontamination measures.
Unison manufactures aviation equipment and military applications like ignition generators for Tomahawk cruise missiles.