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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
http://youtu.be/quMenfqZ0mE

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies
Injuries

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/