Ozark Air Lines / Private

Ozark Air Lines / Private Wednesday March 27, 1968
Midair collision. Both planes were in a landing pattern. The collision resulted in damage to the DC9's wing with fuel pouring out but the plane was able to make a safe landing. Two killed on the Cessna, no one killed on the DC-9. Inadequacy of current VFR standards. The DC-9 crew not sighting the Cessna in time to avoid it. Congested traffic pattern.

Crash Details

DateWednesday March 27, 1968
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri
Passengers45
Crew6
Fatalities2
Survivors49
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9 and Cessna 150F
OperatorOzark Air Lines / Private
RegistrationN970Z/N8669G
Flight OriginPeoria, IL
Flight Destination St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, Missouri
Ozark Air Lines / Private
McDonnell Douglas DC-9 and Cessna 150F
1968