Fleet of B. 17 bombers return to base, many of planes have been badly shot-ups.
Title reads: "The Price of Success".
Location of events unknown.
Aerial shots of formation of B.17s returning after raid, blurry shots of parachutes descending at pilots bail out of shot-up planes. Some shots of in flight of damaged engine.
Panning shot of air strip covered in scorch mark from plane landing with crippled undercarriage. Various C/Us of damage to planes that have landed. Various shots of stretcher cases being unloaded from one bomber. Various shots of B.17 crashing and catching fire on landing, foam is sprayed onto burning wreckage.