Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
  F6F-5 Hellcat Bureau Number 58638  
USS Enterprise (CV-6)

Pilot  Lt. Zack F. Lillard, O-105971 (MIA / KIA) TX
Shot Down  November 22, 1944

Aircraft History
Built by Grumman. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F6F-5 Hellcat bureau number 58638.

Wartime History
Assigned to the US Navy to USS Enterprise (CV-6) to squadron VF-20. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On November 22, 1944 took off from USS Enterprise (CV-6) on a mission against Yap. Over the target, hit by anti-aircraft over Yap and failed to return.

Officially declared dead on November 23, 1945. Memorialized at the court of the missing at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl).

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
June 29, 2019


Tech Info

1 Missing

  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram