Pilot Johnnie Squier recovers in hospital after bailing out of his Lightning fighter plane.
Title reads: "Crash pilot safe and sound".
Interior hospital room: Mrs. Squier sitting at bedside of her husband, pilot Johhnie Squier, in the Garrick Hospital, Stranraer. Squier crashed his English Electric P.1 Lightning fighter plane in sea.
M/S rocky coastline, pan to James McGinn, groundsman at Garlieston House, recovering rubber dinghy from sea shore where Squier landed. He is being helped by Constable Alan Murray.
M/S Mrs. Squier at the hospital door with Ronald Beaumont, colleague and wartime friend of Squier, he is in charge of experimental flight work at English Electric Company.
Library shots: air to air shot of Lightening P.l. in flight. G/V plane speeding down runway, pilot is catapulted from cockpit by ejector seat, his parachute opens and he drops slowly to ground. Narrator explains this is how Squier bailed out.
C/U Mrs. Squier at hospital door holding batch of telegrams. G/V Garrick Hospital. More shots Mrs. Squier at bedside talking to her husband.