Origin of Mayday
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Also like the Air France disaster, the pilots of AirAsia had no time to issue a mayday call.
Watch what happens at the scene of a blaze when a radio call of “Mayday!”Why the White Americans Got the ‘Secret’ Ebola Serum|Michael Daly|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Launched in May, Mayday PAC has raised nearly $8 million in donations from more than 50,000 contributors.
Another serious challenge to the Zombie Theory is the absence of any Mayday call from the pilots.Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo|Clive Irving|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After their last routine exchange with controllers the pilots never sent any Mayday or distress message.The Baseless Rush to Blame the Pilots of Flight 370|Clive Irving|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So that, by "Mayday, 1747," the name was in all men's memories; and has continued ever since.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
As a third pleasant anticipation, her class had planned a Mayday picnic at a point about two miles up the river.Marjorie Dean High School Freshman|Pauline Lester
Somebody pick up our Mayday while we were cruising submerged?Four-Day Planet|Henry Beam Piper
He expressed in his poems Voluntaries and Mayday views similar to those declared here.Essays|Ralph Waldo Emerson
But here also his religious views stood in his way; the authorities eventually ordering him to leave the city by Mayday 1573.