We were called by Police about reports of a lady walker who had gone missing from a party walking by the Overbeck river gorge, near Wastwater. Sadly she was found in a pool below the main waterfall and had not survived. A Royal Navy Seaking which was training in the area helped us remove the …
Incidents — Callout
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We were called by Duddon and Furness MRT to help with a search for a vulnerable missing person in the Millom area. Just as we were starting to deploy the missing person was found by search dogs and we were able to return to base.
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We were called by Keswick team to help with a search around Scafell Pike. A walker had been reported overdue and there were also reports of whistles being heard in the Middleboot Knots area on the Corridor Route. Together with Keswick team we searched the ground from Styhead Tarn through to Lingmell Col before going …
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We were asked by Police to undertake a search of the Dent Fell area looking for a missing person. Due to the forested areas we were pleased to get help from the Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs who provided 7 handlers / dogs. One of the dog handlers bumped into a member of the …
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The team was called about a climber stuck on steep ground on Scafell. The Sea King that we had been training with earlier in the day was back in the valley and lifted five team members to the summit of Scafell before searching from the air. The stuck climber was found on Continue reading »
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The team was called about a group walkers lost descending from Scafell Pike. The team was called out to search for them but then stood down when it was concluded that they were on Keswick MRT’s patch.
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We received a call form the police control room to assist the RSPCA with reports of a collapsed dog in the river Mite. The team was called out but just as the team reached the scene we were informed that the animal had made its own way home. Good result.
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Cockermouth MRT requested the team to assist them with the evacuation of a walker with a head injury on the shores of Ennerdale Lake. As the team were responding we were contacted by the Cockermouth Team advising us that the casualty was able to walk to the awaiting helimed.
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