Queen Mother departs from London airport for royal tour of New Zealand and Australia.
SCU. Royal party leaving airport building and walking towards the plane. GV. Royal party and officials walking towards plane. CU. Queen Elizabeth II and the Queen Mother walking towards plane with Princess Margaret and Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh walking behind them. GV. Royal party boarding the aircraft. CU. Queen Mother boarding plane. GV. Airport with the sun just beginning to rise. GV. Sunrise over building at London Airport. GV. Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh leaving plane followed by Princess Margaret and as they reach the bottom of the steps the Queen Mother appears in the doorway of the aircraft to wave goodbye. SCU. Queen, Princess Margaret and Prince Philip standing in group with airport officials waving goodbye. CU. Queen Mother waving goodbye from doorway of the aircraft. CU. Princess Margaret, pan to close up shot of Queen waving goodbye. CU. Britannia plane moving off down the runway. GV. Pressmen and airport officials standing in groups. SCU. Duke of Edinburgh and another man walking towards the Dove aircraft in which he will fly Princess Margaret back to Sandringham. SCU. Princess Margaret and a man walking towards the aircraft. CU. Princess Margaret shaking hands with airport officials and boarding plane. GV. Dove aircraft with Prince Philip at the controls. SV. Cockpit of Dove aircraft with Prince Philip at the controls. Royal standard flying from roof of the cockpit. CU. Prince Philip at controls of the aircraft and the aircraft begins to move off. GV. Airport officials and airline workers standing in groups. BV. Dove aircraft moving down runway.
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Date found in the old record - 01/02/1958.