It happened when the plane with Elizabeth on board landed at the London airport.

Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip interrupted an official trip to Kenya and returned home after the news of the death of King George VI - Elizabeth's father.

Queen Elizabeth II / Photo: Associated Press

The new queen came out of the plane in mourning black clothes.

She was wearing a coat, hat, gloves and a bag on her hand.

A brooch was pinned on the chest.

It was the first appearance of Elizabeth II as the new Queen of Great Britain and the Commonwealth of Nations.

Queen Elizabeth II / Photo: Associated Press

Her father, King George VI, died on 6 February 1952 at Sandringham.

On February 6, 2022, Elizabeth II celebrated her 70th anniversary on the throne, becoming the longest-reigning British monarch in history.

She died on September 8, 2022, when all the celebrations on the occasion of her anniversary in Britain had already thundered away.

Queen Elizabeth II / Photo: Associated Press

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