Date: March 27, 1968
Time: 1757
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Operator: Ozark Air Lines / Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Peoria, IL - St. Louis, MO
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9 and Cessna 150F
Registration: N970Z/N8669G
cn / ln: 45772/30
Aboard: 51   (passengers:45  crew:6)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: 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.

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