Lost of type A radioactive package during transport from Brussels to Bucharest

On 24 July, a type A package containing radioactive material has been lost during its transport between Brussels and the consignee (IFIN-HH)in Romania.
This package consigned by MDS Nordion Belgium contains a limited quantity of Iodine-131 (a total of 222 GBq).
The package has been lost by Austrian Airlines on Austrian airport. At this time the package has still not been found by Austrian Airlines.
Due to the loss of this package, the competent authority of Romania rated this event at level two on INES scale.

Location: International Transport
Event date: Mon, 24-07-2006
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