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Sir John William Alcock

(1892—1919) aviator


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(1892–1919) Pioneer British airman

who, together with Arthur Whitten-Brown, was the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean. Their transatlantic flight began in St John's, Newfoundland on June 14, 1919, and landed 16.5 hours later near Clifden, Ireland.

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Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).


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