Incident: Westwind 2 (1124A), N639AT, Shannon Airport, 8 Jun 2005: Report No 2006-012


The Air Ambulance flight took off from Shannon Airport at 13.03 hrs enroute to St. Johns, Newfoundland and Miami.  On climbing through 16,000 ft the crew heard a loud bang and noted a rise in the temperature of the L.H. engine.  A visual inspection noted a section of the left de-ice boot had separated from the wing.  The LH engine was retarded to flight idle and the aircraft returned to Shannon, where it landed safely at 13.24 hrs.


Occurrence Date: 
Thursday, 8 June, 2006
Report Date: 
Monday, 24 July, 2006