Ministry of the
Solicitor General



Phase 2, Step 8: Prepare Messages

Sample Message

Emergency Exercise

<Mayday Message>

To: Airport Control Tower

From: Pilot in plane

Method: Radio

No: 1

Time: 10:55 am

Content: “Mayday! Mayday! This is flight 456. Flight emergency. Feeling major vibrations on plane. Request emergency clearance to land immediately.”

Action Taken: This message should trigger the expected actions to be taken by the control tower to:

  1. Notify pilot of landing permission
  2. Notify police, fire, medical to proceed to airport
  3. Alert hospitals of potential mass casualty incident