Incidents — RAF Leconfield

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Aug 2014 – Callout 32 in 2014

The team was called out to assist a male fell runner who had taken a considerable fall near to Greta Gill on the Corridor Route. He had fallen around 20 meters and suffered significant injuries. The team mobilised the help from the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team along with an RAF Sea King from …

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Broad Crag – Sat 15th Oct 2011 – Callout 63 in 2011

The team were called to attend a walker with a back injury on Broad Crag. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Leconfield was training in the area and was able to winch the casualty aboard and fly them to Furness General Hospital, Barrow. The incident was stood down with only a few team members on …

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Hardknott Pass – Mon 2nd May 2011 – Callout 23 in 2011

Call came in from Cumbria Police for an injured cyclist on Hardknott Pass road. The female cyclist was with another male cyclist when she left the road on a very sharp bend and continued down the fell side for around 50m. Around 17 team members attended the incident along with a paramedic from a road …

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Red Gill, Scafell – Sat 9th Oct 2010 – Callout 60 in 2010

A second call came in from an informant who had heard shouts for help in Deep Gill above Lord’s Rake. Casualty was eventually located below Lord’s Rake at to lower end of Red Gill. The 42 yr old male casualty from the Bolton area was with a walking partner. He had fallen around 20 metres …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Oct 2010 – Callout 59 in 2010

‘999’ call for a fallen male walker on the eastern slopes of Scafell Pike. The walker in his early 40’s had taken a tumble fall and received a head injury. An sea king helicopter was requested. RAF Leconfield were training with Langdale and Ambleside team in the area and assisted with the rescue. Incident closed …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 29th Aug 2009 – Callout 61 in 2009

Police paged the team to go to the help of a female walker who had fallen 6m into a gulley by Greta Gill off the Corridor route. She had received a head and facial injuries and was with a party of 10. While the team were making their way to the casualty site a sea …

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Shamrock, Scafell – Fri 30th May 2008 – Callout 27 in 2008

Whilst the team were assembling for rescue 34, Police paged the team for a second incident where it was reported that there were possibly two climbers in difficulty on Shamrock Crag, Scafell. The male and female in their late 40’s from the Midlands, were walkers and not climbers, had been descending from Lord’s Rake directly …

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