Airplane Crash - St. Louis, Missouri 03/27/1968

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - St. Louis, Missouri


Date03/27/1968
Time17:57
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri
OperatorOzark Air Lines / Private
RoutePeoria, IL - St. Louis, MO
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9 and Cessna 150F
RegistrationN970Z/N8669G
Cn/In45772/30
Aboard51
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummaryMidair 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 traffipattern.

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