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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sat 2nd Jul 2011 – Callout 40 in 2011

Call from Police for a 62 year man who had taken a 30m fall off Broad Stand on Scafell. He sustained major injuries and was in a critical condition. Team members were flown up to the area in an Air Ambulance whilst the Paramedic remained on scene. The air ambulance had been dispatched immediately and an RAF Sea King was also requested. 20 team members attended and the casualty was winched and flown to Whitehaven Hospital after receiving considerable casualty care on scene. Incident closed at about 13:45.

Incident Type
Location Broad Stand, Scafell
Other Agencies ,
Injuries

Incident started at 10:47 and ended at 13:45 making 3 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20985 06825 (832m). Total man hours: 60

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