“The accident happened as the helicopter was ditching on a water. Some passengers were hurt, but seriously,” Reda Gaudiamo, corporate communication manager of Total E&P Indonesie told rambuenergy.com.
The passengers and pilots have already been taken to the company’s nearest medical facilities at the GTS-4 Central Processing Unit for further medical treatment and examination.
Total E&P Indonesie, the operator of Mahakam Block, said in a statement that the accident, at 10.30 Central Indonesia Time, occurred in the area far from the communities. Preliminary report has been informed to the related authorities. (*)