It is believed the family left the UK an hour before the Jubilee Pageant began on Sunday and missed the Queen’s evening appearance on the balcony at Buckingham Palace.
After the Sussexes landed in Santa Monica, staff were seen carrying what appeared to be a high chair from the plane.
Harry was photographed in the passenger seat of a black Range Rover that had arrived to take the family home.
The couple had attended Trooping the Colour on Thursday and a thanksgiving service for the Queen at St Paul’s Cathedral the following day. But their return to the UK was kept relatively low-key as they missed several big jubilee moments and were sat far away from his brother William and the Duchess of Cambridge at St Paul’s.
As they flew back to their US home, four days of pomp, pageantry and partying was drawing to a close.
The 96-year-old monarch was absent for much of the celebrations, appearing in person for just over 27 minutes throughout the weekend.
Delighting thousands of people packed on to The Mall, the Queen stepped out on to the balcony on Sunday evening following the Platinum Pageant, which told the story of her life, and the nation, with an eccentric, fun and…