In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I had no idea if anybody would hear my Mayday call.
- To send armed forces onboard a civil ship sending out Mayday signals is piracy.
- With their radio still working the men were able to send out a Mayday signal which was relayed to air traffic control at Blackpool airport.
- They sent a Mayday radio message and he said: ‘We saw a boat, decided it was our best chance to glide down as near as possible to it.’
- The radio operator sent a Mayday distress call, which was logged by the local Coastguard station at 12.06 am.
- The first happened before she reached her station, when a 79-year-old yachtsman put out a Mayday as he had been badly cut and was losing a lot of blood.
- The ship sent out the Mayday signal early yesterday morning when it was about 33 nautical miles away.
- He sent out a Mayday signal when the vessel began to take water shortly before darkness fell.
- The crew abandoned ship at 6.30 am after issuing a Mayday call saying their ship was sinking in the Bristol Channel, around 35 miles south west of the Pembrokeshire coast.
- The warship received a Mayday saying the ship had exploded following a fire and was sinking off the coast of Malta in severe weather conditions.
- It answered a midnight Mayday from a yacht in distress and altered course to make a mercy dash off the Dorset coast.
- The helicopter plunged so quickly that neither the crew nor the passengers had time to get into their lifejackets - nor did the pilot have time to send a Mayday signal.
- The men sent a Mayday radio message at about 11 am and made a classic ditch landing south of St Martin's Island.
- ‘I turned off my fuel, closed my throttle and made a Mayday call,’ she says.
- I screamed a Mayday call and hoped I had made the right impression to whomever was listening.
- The ship had sent out a Mayday signal at 20: 45 on Saturday to say it had hit a sandbank about 150m off the shore.
- The two-man crew of the cruiser sent out a Mayday call.
- He also suggested to higher authorities that downed aircrews use the term Mayday instead of just talking on the radio.
- It also cites the case of a container ship which ignored a Mayday call off the North Queensland coast.
- A modern factory fishing vessel vanished without sending a Mayday and no survivors were picked up.
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