VT-AXC     Douglas DC-3                                       (c/n  20303)


                                        Also bearing a "Gagan" name (were they persons involved with the development of the airline?)
                                        this DC-3 is named "Gagan Kendra".  It was one of eleven ex military Dakotas acquired by Air
                                        Services of India in 1946.   VT-AXC was a former C-47A-90-DL, USAAF serial 43-15837.
                                        In 1953, when A.S.I. along with six other regional carriers were merged to form the new Indian
                                        Airlines Corporation (I.A.C.), this DC-3 passed on to the asset sheet of the new nationalized