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Illgill Head – Sat 17th Nov 2007 – Alert

Team Leader phoned direct by Cumbria police. Incident handled by the Deputy Team Leader. Informant at Wasdale head campsite phoned 999 having got separated from walking partner on Illgill Head about 1:30 p.m. in poor weather (low cloud, strong squalls) conditions. He was concerned for his friend’s safety and had no mobile phone contact details. His own phone was in his friend’s sack but was locked. After interrogation it was established that his car was at Boot in the next valley, Eskdale. The DTL drove over to confirm it was still there, checked bar at adjacent inn and found missing person with pint. Showed him the way to Wasdale to pick up mate. Incident closed 17:00. 1 person, 2 hours

Incident Type
Location Illgill Head

Incident started at 15:00 and ended at 17:00 making 2 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 1657 0479 (600m). Total man hours: 2

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