The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.
Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office: San Antonio, Texas
D C Aviation LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N75WL
NTSB Identification: CEN17LA136
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, December 05, 2016 in Port Aransas, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 550, registration: N75WL
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
On December 5, 2016, about 1123 central standard time, a Cessna model 550 airplane, N75WL, experienced an uncontained failure of the right engine after striking a duck during climb-out from the Mustang Beach Airport (RAS), Port Aransas, Texas. The airplane diverted to the Corpus Christi International Airport, Corpus Christi, Texas, where an uneventful landing was made. The pilot was not injured. The right engine fan was missing and there was damage to the right side of the fuselage and the right wing forward of the engine. The aircraft was registered to and operated by DC Aviation, LLC under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated on a/an instrument flight rules flight plan. The flight was originating from RAS and the Fort Worth Meacham International Airport(FTW), Fort Worth, Texas was the intended destination.