John Alcock (1892-1919)

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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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