Mayday & RIC Operations
The most important factor in calling a MAYDAY is recognizing the need to call the MAYDAY. When calling a MAYDAY, use the acronym PCAN as a way of remembering and reporting information.
Person/Position - name/riding position
Conditions - what is going on, where are you
Actions - what are you going to do next, get into a safe area, find your way out, etc.
Needs - what is your air status, what do you need others to bring to facilitate rescue.
CFRISOTRNG / STATION LEVEL / RIC