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NTSB Identification: SEA03WA094
Accident occurred Sunday, June 01, 2003 in Bintutu, Malaysia
Aircraft: Sikorsky S-64F, registration: N223AC
Injuries: 1 Serious, 1 Minor.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 1, 2003, approximately 0930 local time, a Sikorsky S-64F helicopter, N223AC, was destroyed following a forced landing after a loss of control during logging operations approximately 100 nautical miles east of Bintutu, Malaysia. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Erickson Air-Crane Inc., of Central Point, Oregon. The pilot-in-command sustained serious injuires, and the pilot acting as second-in-command sustained minor injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed.