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Hardknott Pass – Fri 23rd Jan 2009 – Callout 7 in 2009

Cumbria police paged the team to help rescue a 10 yr old girl who had slipped on Hardknott Pass and broken her leg. The team vehicle could only get as far up as the Roman Fort and proceeded on foot. The girl was given medical treatment on the fell and sledged back down to the ambulance waiting at Brotherikeld. The girl was accompanied by four other walkers including two staff members. 15 team members attended the incident which closed at around 5.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Hardknott Pass
Injuries

Incident started at 11:49 and ended at 17:00 making 5.2 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 23270 01477 (378m). Total man hours: 78

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