John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown blue plaque in Manchester

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Capt. Sir John Alcock KBE DSC (1892 - 1919) who with Lieut. Sir Arthur Whitten Brown made the first non-stop aeroplane crossing of the Atlantic 14 - 15 June 1919 lived here.

Captain Sir John William Alcock KBE DSC (5 November 1892 – 18 December 1919) was a Captain in the Royal Air Force who, together with navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, piloted the first non-stop transatlantic flight from St. John's, Newfoundland to Clifden, Connemara, Ireland. He was killed in a flying accident in France in 1919.

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Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthur Whitten Brown KBE, (23 July 1886–4 October 1948) was the navigator of the first successful non-stop transatlantic flight.

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