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Alcock and Brown return to Clifden tomorrow — and this time it's forever

Having celebrated the centenary of the first ever trans-Atlantic flight last year, Clifden will tomorrow (Friday) welcome back the pioneering pilots behind that feat, Alcock and Brown. And this time it’s forever.

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Alcock and Brown 100 celebrations in Clifden

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When John Alcock and Arthur Brown crash-landed in Derrygilmlagh Bog, near Clifden, at 8.40am on June 15 1919, they had completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight, and ensured thei place in aviation history.

Clifden celebrates its place in aviation history

Clifden soared into aviation history when John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown landed in the west of Ireland having completed the world's first transatlantic flight, and the town is set to celebrate again with a spectacular centenary commemoration.

 

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