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Message started by YaBB Administrator on 22. Apr 2006 at 11:18

Title: Nypro Disaster
Post by YaBB Administrator on 22. Apr 2006 at 11:18

On the 1 June 1974 Flixborough was at the centre of the UK's worst industrial accident when the Nypro Works chemical plant was devastated by an explosion in what is known as the Flixborough disaster.Twenty nine people died and more than 100 were injured with around 100 homes in the village itself being destroyed or badly damaged.



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