Incidents

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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Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Sep 2014 – Alert

We were called by Cumbria Police about 2 walkers reported overdue after a 3 peaks attempt on Scafell Pike. The missing walkers made their own way off the hill to the Woolpack in Eskdale and we were able to put them in touch with the rest of their party in Wasdale who then came to …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Sep 2014 – Alert

The team was called about a party of four overdue on Scafell Pike. Whilst further information was being gathered they turned up.

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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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Scafell Pike – Thu 18th Sep 2014 – Alert

Team called regarding a group of 6 overdue walkers. As the team leader was gathering information the group turned up safe and well.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Sep 2014 – Alert

We received a police call for overdue people on Scafell Pike. It was decided due to the lack of information that the teams (Wasdale & Keswick) would wait for further information before committing to the mountain. By morning the people had turned up safe and well.

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