Media: tourists from Poland has launched the Ferris wheel in Chernobyl

Media: tourists from Poland has launched the Ferris wheel in Chernobyl

KYIV, 14 Sep — RIA Novosti. Polish tourists manually start the Ferris wheel in Pripyat, which is located in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, according to the website “Gromadskogo radio”.

The Ferris wheel is an amusement Park in the heart of the city of Pripyat. The wheel never worked, it was planned launch may 1, 1986, but 5 days before entering the attraction into operation, the accident occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Was only carried out test launches of the wheel.

That tourists from Poland manually start the wheel on the station’s website reported, citing a video on YouTube of a Christopher Grzybica. Now view the video because the author has restricted access to the record. However duplicate video stored in YouTube. The record shows, as the Ferris wheel turns at a slow speed, and next to it, no one can see.

31 years after the Chernobyl accident have launched a Ferris wheel

According to “Gromadska TV”, in the description it was written that the wheel was launched by mechanical means without the use of electricity. Also the author of the video said that no mechanism had not been damaged after the recording of the video everything was returned to its original state.

The publication reports that the Ukrainian activists prepare a complaint of violation of safety in the State Agency of Ukraine on exclusion zone management.

The disaster at Chernobyl occurred on 26 April 1986 blew the fourth power unit. The total area of radioactive contamination in Belarus amounted to about 46.5 thousand square kilometers (23% of the total area). The Ukraine was contaminated with 50 thousand square kilometers in 12 areas. In addition, from radioactive contamination suffered 19 Russian regions with the territory of almost 60 thousand square kilometers and a population of 2.6 million people.