A C-47 crashes miles from base in rough weather and terrain. One of the crew is seriously hurt and the planes radio is knocked out. Using an URC emergency radio the base flight surgeon is able contact the crew and save the injured crewman.
A flight surgeon must determine why an F-100 pilot shot down a fellow pilot while on a training mission. Was it due to the effects of supersonic flight or was it over a Las Vegas showgirl with whom they both had an interest in?
On a flight to Alaska a B-47 has an electrical short and all but one of the crew is able to bail out. A squadron is sent to shoot down the B-47 and the crew member on-board must regain consciousness and control of the craft to save himself.
In 1945 despite skepticism of it's practical use the R-4 Sikorsky helicopter is used for the first time to recover seriously wounded troops in terrain where other aircraft are unable to get that close thus saving many lives.