The film tells about the search for pilot Sergeant M.K. Tarelko, who died in 1943 during a combat mission and was listed as missing. View of a mountain village in the Caucasus. Military cameraman Colonel I. R. Nekrasov talks about the search for the deceased pilot (synchronously). Street of the village of Plyakho, Krasnodar Territory. A resident of the village N. A. Simunyan talks about the search for the deceased pilot (synchronously). N. A. Simunyan and I. R. Nekrasov talk with other participants in the search for the deceased pilot (synchronously); look at photographs of wartime aircraft. Photo of the pilot N. K. Tarelko. Chronicle footage: aircraft in the air; air battle, a burning plane falls. Landscapes of the Caucasus Mountains. Vineyards of the Krasnodar Territory. Brother M. Tarelko talks about his family, about the search for M. Tarelko (synchronously). Funeral ceremony for the burial of the remains of pilot M. K. Tarelko.