Owners Release First Aerial Video of Fukushima Nuclear Plant

By Nicholas Jackson

As individuals and organizations both continue to call for more information concerning the nuclear situation in Japan, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has just released the first aerial video from the scene. "The footage was shot from a TEPCO helicopter over-flight of the crippled reactor on March 16," Forbes' Osha Gray Davidson wrote. The video, embedded below, is unedited; stick with it as material described as "unique" by Davidson follows the first few seconds of scenic shots. "For example, steam can be seen rising from specific locations within the damaged reactor buildings," he wrote.

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