MILIKIN, RICHARD M. III
Name: Richard M. Milikin III
Branch/Rank: United States Air Force/O2
Unit: 16th Tactical Recon Squadron, 460 Tactical Recon Wing, 7th Air Force
Date of Birth: 28 January 1941
Home City of Record: MIAMI FL
Date of Loss: 20 August 1966
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 174800 North  1061800 East
Status (in 1973): Missing in Action
Category: 2
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: RF4C
Missions:
Other Personnel in Incident: pilot apparently rescued [see note below]
Refno: 0435
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.
REMARKS:
CACCF/CRASH/AIRCREW
QUANG BINH 5 MI SW/RON
No further information available at this time.
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From - Tue Nov 16 14:35:02 1999
From: ken molly <krm@teleport.com>
For your info,  I believe that the other crew member involved in
Milikin's incident was  Edwin Tiffany Hawks, aka "Tiff" Hawks. As I
understand it, the aircraft (an RF4C), took a direct hit from ground
fire during a nite photo (Dropping flares) run. The explosion from the
ground fire may have incapacitated Milikin, who was in the rear seat.
Hawks ejected and evaded the enemy until he was picked up by a rescue
helicopter that or the next day.