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The degrees of emergency that warrant:
a distress call (MAYDAY);
A condition of being threatened by serious and/or imminent danger and of requiring immediate assistance.
- Engine failure,
- Engine fire
an urgency call (PAN PAN).
A condition concerning the safety of an aircraft or other vehicle, or of some person on board or within sight, but which does not require immediate assistance.
- gear failure,
- rough running engine,
- passenger heart attack.