Ozark Air Lines Fleet

 By Henry M. Holden

September 26, 1950 to October 26, 1968

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128D 4815 Built Sept   3, 1941. Intended for Delta as NC28347, diverted to USAAF as C- 49C (41-7721)   To American Airlines as f/s “Akron”. To Ozark as NC12989, date unk.   Still active as N128D, sale reported (12/95).
129D 11650 B. Mar 13,   1943, as C-53D USAAF 42-68723. American Airlines as NC19597, f/s   “Battlecreek” To Ozark March 1951. Still active with Loren Davis   Ministries Int’l Inc. as N23WT (12/95).
130D 19800 B. Mar.   11, 1944. USAAF C-47A 43-15334. Parks Airlines as NC55115. To Ozark 1953.   Still active with Airline Aviation Academy Inc as N130D (12/95).
131D 2140 B. May 23,   1939, As American Airlines NC17340 f/s “City of Oklahoma City.” To Ozark   Dec. 1953. not registered (12/95)
132D 7328 B. July   16, 1942 as C-53, USAAF 42-15533. To American Airlines as NC15581, f/s   “Providence. To Ozark March 1954. Registered to A & A Holding Co Inc   as N132D (12/95)
133D 1499 B. July 10,   1936 As American Airlines NC16005 f/s “Texarkana.” To Ozark Sept.   1950. Still active with Airline Aviation Academy Inc as N133D (12/95).
134D 11731 B. June 8,   1945 USAAF C-53 43-6880. To American Airlines as NC18666 f/s   “Elkins.” To Ozark 1953. Still active with Southern Flyer Inc as   N134D (12/95).
135D 1547 B. Sept 5,   1936 as American Airlines NC16011, f/s “Michigan.” To Ozark Nov.   14, 1950. Not registered (12/95).
136D 18925 B. Oct 16,   1942 as USAAF C-47 42-100462. To Ozark as NC73420, 1953. Still active with   Shalkow Inc. as N136D (12/95)
137D 2249 B. July   26, 1940 As American Airlines NC25629 f/s “Kingsport.” To Ozark   1954. Still active with Charles M Bailey (12/95).
138D 2245 B. July   18, 40 as American Airlines NC15591. To Ozark 1954. Registered to Museum Of   Flight Foundation as N138D (12/95).
139D 2027 B. Jan 12   1938 as TWA NC18953. To USAAF as 42-57513. To Ozark May 19, 1953. Not   registered (12/95).
140D 2120 B. Apr 17   39 as TWA NC14933. To Ozark 12/53. Still active with MCCollum Aviation Inc as   N222TS (12/95).
141D 1945 B. May 8,   37 as Swissair HB-IRA. To Ozark May 2S, 1955 as NC2915D. Still active with   Gulf Park Aviation as N141D (12/95).
142D 1946 B. May 18,   37 as Swissair HB-IRI To Ozark May 25, 1955. Not registered 12/95.
143D 2054 B. Oct 31,   38 as Swissair HB-IRO To Ozark Mar 8, 1955 as NC2817D. Still active with   Airline Aviation Academy 12/95.
144D 3283 B. Mar. 21,   41 as Western Airlines NC28379. To Ozark Apr. 29, 1954 as NC2818D. Still   active with REO Leasing Inc as N19LR (12/95).
145D 12048 B. Nov.   28, 43 USAAF 42-108820 (USN 17118 Leased to Ozark (date unk). not registered   12
/95.
146D 9231 B. Mar.   17, 43, USAAF 42-23369 (USMC R4D-5R 12409) Leased to Ozark (date unk) not   registered 12/95.
147D 12753 B. Mar 24,   44 USAAF 42-92901 (USN R4D-5 17178). Leased to Ozark 1957. Not registered   12/95.
148D 6335 B. Dec. 19,   42 as Eastern Air Lines NC30033, diverted to USAAF 43-2010 C-49K, Ozark Sept.   3, 1958. Still active as N148D. Sale reported in Los Fresnos TX (12/95).
149D 4919 B. April   23, 1942. USAAF 42-6467 United NC19925. To Ozark Oct. 2, 1958. Still active   as N149D sale reported Clearwater FL 12/95.
150D 20195 B. May 4,   1944. USAAF 43-15729 Northwest NC79056. To Ozark Oct. 1, 1958. Not registered   12/95.
151D 20171 B. Jan 6, 1944.   USAAF C-47A 4215705 Northwest NC 79055 to Ozark ? Not registered 12/95.
163J 19402 B. USAAF   C-47A 42-100939 Northeast NC65390 to Ozark Jan. 6, 1963, as   “Cargo-Getter” freighter. Not registered 12/95
164J 12717 B. Mar 9, 1944,   USAAF C-47A 42-92869 to American Airmotive as NC3975C To Ozark Feb 14, 1963.   Not registered 12/95.
165J 12004 B. Oct,   25, 1943, USAAF C-47 (42-92227) to RAF as FL595 Remmert-Werner as NC9124R, To   Ozark July 5, 1962. Still active with South Florida Aircraft Leasing Inc. as   N123DZI 12/95
166J 12027 B. Dec   19,, 43 USAAF C-47A 42-92239 RAF as FL607 Delta Aircraft & Engineering as   N9184R to Ozark Not registered 12/95.
52V 19649 B. Dec. 16,   1944. USAAF 43-15183, C-47 to Charlotte Aircraft as N4642V. To Ozark May 19,   1955 as “Cargo Getter” freighter. Still active as N52V with A &   A Holding Company, Laurel MS 12/95.Reprinted from the Winter 1995/96 DC-3/Dakota JournalCopyright Henry M. Holden, 1995, 2013For the complete story on the Douglas DC-3 see: “The Legacy of the DC-3″

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