Vacationing 747 captain Scott James is looking forward to some time fishing in Alaska with his girlfriend, NTSB investigator Margaret Hurley. But a terrorist plot to ship bombs from a factory in Yemen to waiting sleeper cells in the West, is about to change their plans. The first attempt to ship the explosives brings down Flight 6, a 747 cargo plane bound for Cologne. The fiery crash just after take off in Dubai begins a series of dangerous turns that find James and Hurley working with CIA agent Mark Mitchell in the crash investigation and a very dangerous race to stop the next shipment........and the next disaster. They are running out of time.