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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 6th May 2012 – Callout 23 in 2012

The team was called out to attend an exhausted walker on Scafell Pike. He was a member of a large charity group and was unable to descend any further  Due to concerns for his health a Sea King from RAF Boulmer was requested. The casualty was treated on scene and then was winched onto the helicopter for transfer to Whitehaven Hospital.  video here

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

Incident started at 18:11 and ended at 22:00 making 3.8 hrs in total. There were 19 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20028 07300 (487m). Total man hours: 72

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-sun-6th-may-2012/