Lockheed Constellation Survivors

IN315 c/n 4614

Preserved at the Naval Aviation Museum located at Dabolim Airport, Goa, India in 2001
(Kapil Chandni)
IN315 is still looking very good after being on display for 13 years in the harsh Indian sun
(Andras Kisgergely)
The aircraft is intact but could use a good bath as evidenced by this May 2019 photo
(Debasish Chakraverty)
  • Final registration - IN315
  • Delivered to Air-India International February 1955 as L1049E VT-DHM "Rani of Ellora"
  • Converted to L1049G
  • To Indian Air Force October 30, 1961 as BG575
  • To Indian Navy by November 1976 as IN315 and converted for maritime reconnaissance use
  • Retired May 1983 and stored at Hansa Naval Air Station (Dabolim Airport), Goa, India along with other ex-Indian Navy Super Constellations
  • By April 1999 it was the only surviving aircraft
  • By April 2000 it been moved to the Naval Aviation Museum at Dabolim Airport for restoration
  • On display at the Naval Aviation Museum near the entrance gate
  • On display in good condition February 2013
  • On display in May 2019 in good condition but could use a bit of exterior TLC

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