Incidents — Callout

Overbeck, Wasdale – Fri 24th Oct 2014 – Callout 54 in 2014

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 …

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Millom – Tue 7th Oct 2014 – Callout 53 in 2014

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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Hardknott Fort – Mon 29th Sep 2014 – Callout 52 in 2014

We were asked by NWAS to help carry a lady with a leg injury a short distance into the North West Air Ambulance at Hardknott Fort in Eskdale.

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Angle Tarn – Sun 28th Sep 2014 – Callout 51 in 2014

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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Stony Tarn, Eskdale – Sun 28th Sep 2014 – Callout 50 in 2014

We were contacted by Police about a fell runner who had injured his leg on the Wasdale Triathlon, near Stony Tarn in Eskdale. A team doctor assessed the runner’s injury before it was splinted, then he was taken by stretcher down to Boot in Eskdale where we handed over to the Ambulance.

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Dent Fell – Sat 27th Sep 2014 – Callout 49 in 2014

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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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sat 20th Sep 2014 – Callout 48 in 2014

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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Allen Crags – Fri 19th Sep 2014 – Callout 47 in 2014

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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River Mite – Sat 13th Sep 2014 – Callout 46 in 2014 (limited)

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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Ennerdale – Thu 11th Sep 2014 – Callout 45 in 2014

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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