An English Electric Canberra bomber jet breaks London - New York - London record.
SV. The English Electric Canberra jet aircraft being towed onto runway at London airport at 7 a.m. SV. Captain John Hackett (left) and the Navigator Peter Moneypenny (right) being interviewed before take off, & side view. SCU. Captain Hackett and Mr Moneypenny. GV. Towards and pan, Canberra jet bomber taking off from London Airport. LV. Interior, airport control room with radio men at their posts. SV. Operator in control tower standing by mass of controls. CU. Controls on panel. SV. Clock at London airport showing the time 9.45. p.m. SV. Pan, Canberra bomber taxiing along on runway returning after flight from New York. CU. Two airmen's wives waving. BV. Plane coming to a halt. CU. Pilot in cockpit. SV. Crowds waving. SV. The pilot, Captain Hackett, walking towards from aircraft accompanied by police, & SV. CU. People waving. SV. Interior of hut, Captain Hackett and Mr Moneypenny being congratulated. CU. Captain Hackett. CU. Mr Moneypenny receiving glass of Champagne, pan to Mr Hackett receiving glass of Champagne, he drinks it. Two Atlantic records - London to New York, New York to London and round trip - all in one day.