The first ever photo taken of the Chernobyl disaster, 14 hours after the explosion. It was taken by photographer Igor Kostin in the first helicopter to fly over the disaster zone to evaluate radiation levels. The view is foggy due to the high radiation.
Chernobyl 1986 - the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine (formerly part of the Soviet Union) exploded, creating what has been described as the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever seen. "The photo is made from helicopter on May