Pan Pan

PAN PAN Marine Mayday Radio Distress Call

Pan Pan signifies urgency aboard a boat, ship, or vessel - when repeated three times in marine radio communications.

It can means that there may be a potentially emergency.

But, Pan Pan 3 times also implies that there is no immediate danger to life.

'Pan-pan' informs the emergency rescue teams that a safety issue exists, whereas a Mayday call has a different interpretation.

Mayday calls signify imminent danger to human life or serious danger to the vessel.

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