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Accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Station in Khakassia (II)
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August 21, 2009 09:03
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The accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Station took place on August 17 at 8:13 local time and was caused by a hydraulic surge in the second generating unit.At least seven people were killed and 11 injured in an accident at a hydroelectric station at Sayano-Shushenskaya in eastern Siberia. Station is located on the Yenisei river, near Sayanogorsk in Khakassia, Russia. It is the largest power plant in Russia and the 4th-largest hydroelectric plant in the world, by average power generation. Pictured: destruction at machine hall (turbine hall) of Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Station

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