• Short Summary

    Standing on the tarmac at London Airport a 'Comet' 4 aircraft, due to take off Jan 20 carrying Prince Philip on a visit to India and Pakistan, was filmed by VISNEWS Jan 19.

  • Description

    Standing on the tarmac at London Airport a 'Comet' 4 aircraft, due to take off Jan 20 carrying Prince Philip on a visit to India and Pakistan, was filmed by VISNEWS Jan 19.

    Crew members were making last minute checks and adding additional comforts to the aircraft interior. Stewardess Margaret Hughes of Cheam, Surrey, arranged flowers in the Royal lounge...Steward R.V.Keen of Bournemouth placed reading matter in racks and on a table...Captain A.P.W. Cane of Maidenhead, Berks, checked his flight controls.

    Prince Philip will fly first to New Delhi, India, where he will attend a congress of the Indian Science Association. Afterwards he is to attend the Congress of the Pakistani Association for the Advancement of Science. Flying on to Rangoon, Burma, he will embark Feb 18 on the Royal Yacht 'Britannia' to visit South-East Asia ports and several Pacific Islands, returning home from via the Panama Canal.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAANMN5YKOP6JC1LQGWRDFJEYHO
    Media URN:
    VLVAANMN5YKOP6JC1LQGWRDFJEYHO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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