This is a listing of Soviet naval reactor accidents resulting in acute radiation casualties. It is a subset of the Database of Radiological Incidents and Related Events. Links in the table are to more detailed incident summaries. See note on Frequently asked questions page regarding 1976 K-386 accident.
Notes on table:
|date||location/link to entry||type of accident/event||code||highest dose (rem)||deaths||injuries||public||source||release|
|13 Oct 1960||K-8 submarine, Barents Sea||reactor leak||A-NR||200||0||3|
|04 Jul 1961||K-19 submarine, North Atlantic||reactor accident||A-NR||6,000||8||31|
|12 Feb 1965||K-11 submarine, Severodvinsk, USSR||accident during refueling of naval reactor||A-NR||?||0||7||?|
|24 May 1968||K-27 submarine, Barents Sea||naval reactor accident||A-NR||?||9||83|
|18 Jan 1970||Sormovo, Russia, USSR||construction accident on submarine nuclear reactor||A-NR||?||3||2|
|28 Dec 1978||K-171 submarine, Pacific Ocean||submarine reactor accident||A-NR||?||3|
|1979||USSR nuclear submarine, unknown location||submarine reactor accident||A-NR||?||0||4|
|10 Aug 1985||K-431 submarine, Chazhma Bay, Vladivostok, Russia, USSR||reactor accident during refueling||A-NR||220||0 (10)||49||~1 kCi|
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