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HONORED IN 2007

Charles L. Bifolchi

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Arlington Cemetery

 Patriot Ledger Article

Last flight of Capt. Smith and Lt. Bifolchi

 

Captain Hallie W. Smith was the pilot and First Lieutenant Charles L. Bifolchi the navigator aboard an RF4C Phantom reconnaissance jet from the 16th Tactical Recon Squadron at Than Son Nhut Airbase, South Vietnam. On January  8, 1968, Smith and Bifolchi were assigned a reconnaissance mission and were  en route to the target when radar and radio contact was lost in Kontum  Province, South Vietnam, about 15 miles north of the city of Dak To.

Lt. Bifolchi and his RF-4

On R&R

Official Air Force photo

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Charles L. Bifolchi
Major, USAF

Name: Charles Lawrence Bifolchi 
Rank/Branch: O2/US Air Force 
Unit: 16th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Tan Son Nhut Airbase 
Date of Birth: 27 October 1943 
Home City of Record: Quincy Massachusetts 
Date of Loss: 08 January 1968 
Country of Loss: South Vietnam 
Loss Coordinates: 145500N 1075400E (ZB125515) 
Status (in 1973): Missing in Action 
Category: 2 
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: RF4C 
Refno: 0978