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The first rescue craft did not arrive on the scene until well after the distress calls. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The crew made no distress call before the airliner disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Officials said there was no indication of the pilot making a distress call. The Sun (2015)No need for a distress call just yet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pilot was reported to have made a distress call to air traffic controllers shortly before the crash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Had some sonic shock disabled their navigation or did distress calls from some draw others to their deaths? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The distress call had to come. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The pilot issued a distress call, saying a male was unresponsive on board. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It capsized within hours of the crew making a distress call at 9am. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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