NTSB Identification: NYC05WA114
Incident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 2005 in Shannon, Ireland
Aircraft: Israel Aircraft Industries 1124A, registration: N639AT
Injuries: 7 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 8, 2005, at 1305 coordinated universal time, an Israel Aircraft Industries 1124A (Westwind 2), N639AT, sustained minor damage when a portion of the left wing de-ice boot separated during the initial climb after takeoff from Shannon Airport, Shannon, Ireland. The airline transport rated flight crew and five passengers were not injured. An instrument flight rules flight plan was filed for the flight destined for Newfoundland, Canada.

According to the initial notification, shortly after takeoff, a portion of the airplane's left wing de-ice boot separated and was ingested into the number 1 engine. The airplane retuned to the airport, and landed without further incident.

This investigation is under jurisdiction of the Air Accident Investigation Unit of Ireland. Any further information pertaining to this incident may be obtained from:

Air Accident Investigation Unit
Transport House
44 Kildare Street
Dublin 2, Ireland

This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of Ireland.

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