Reagan plays a stunt pilot who is delivering a bomber to the RAF. Upon his arrival, he meets his old commander, Stephenson, and old flying buddy, Lundigan. They've joined the RAF and try to persuade Reagan to do the same. He refuses as he's too much of a playboy. But that night when the
Nazis bomb London in an air raid, Reagan sees a child killed. The brutality of the youth's death causes a change in the flyer, and he decides to fight the Nazis. Still unable to control his cavalier ways, he flirts with Bradna, causing him to miss a patrol mission in which a substitute pilot is
killed. Stunned by the death, Reagan sees the error of his ways and decides to atone for ...