An Unfortunate Accident
This news clipping has been doing the rounds:
Is it true? It does have urban-legend qualities to it, but a search of LexisNexis reveals that it was widely reported in April 2002. English-language papers credited the story to the Danish newspaper BT. The surgeon was identified as Jorn Kristensen. The Sun had this line:
Surgeon Jorn Kristensen said of the chain reaction: "No-one considered the possibility."
So, given the specific details, I'm going to say that
it appears to be true
my hunch is that it's true, but I'll list it as undetermined.
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