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Ozark FH-227B Crash 7/23/73 STL

Tue Sep 10, 2002 11:00 pm

Aviation buff/STL ramp agent for Trans States Airlines (aka American Connection) curiously researching and desperately seeking crash photos of an Ozark FH-227B, #N4215, flight #809, here in STL 7/23/73 during heavy thunderstorm on edge of University of Missouri St. Louis campus......happened when I was a teenager and the only fatal air crash in STL that I can remember. Already have microfiche copy of newspaper article and recently took current photos of crash site on campus. Any help would be appreciated.
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RE: Ozark FH-227B Crash 7/23/73 STL

Tue Sep 10, 2002 11:10 pm

See www.airliners.net photo #092890
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RE: Ozark FH-227B Crash 7/23/73 STL

Tue Sep 10, 2002 11:35 pm

For those lazy people, like me:

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RE: Ozark FH-227B Crash 7/23/73 STL

Wed Sep 11, 2002 1:19 am

Full NTSB report can be found at:


Give it a minute or two to come up.

Tom in NO (at MSY)
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