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Broad Crag – Mon 28th Apr 2003 – Callout 11 in 2003

The team leader received a call from the Police to locate a group of 4 adults and 10 children (14 – 15 yrs) who were lost on steep ground and poor conditions with no lights and limited, suitable clothing. Initially a limited call-out was undertaken to establish more information on their location. As the incident became more complex a full call-out was made and the missing persons were located near the summit of Broad Crag. They were escorted off the fell with one teenager close to requiring a stretcher carry. They were all brought down the fell to their transport which had to be driven round from Seathwaite. The incident was closed around midnight. Approximately 20 team members were involved ;

Incident Type
Location Broad Crag

Incident started at 17:00.

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