NBC Southern California – WWII Pilot’s Death Captivates Family

NBC Southern California
WWII Pilot’s Death Captivates Family

Marcy Hannigan traveled to the jungles of Rabaul in New Guinea to find out what truly happened to her uncle, Lt. Mike Zanger. A pilot during WWII, he collided with another plane in mid-air and became a prisoner of war, dying at the hands of the Japanese military. The mystery of his fate brought together historian Henry Sakada and Zanger’s family. Ana Garcia reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on May 25, 2012.