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Napes, Great Gable – Sun 2nd May 2004 – Callout 12 in 2004

A call came from Workington Police regarding a 11 year old who had sustained a head and leg injury at Napes Needle, Great Gable. The casualty was in the Tophet Wall area by the side of Great Hellgate. Due to the nature of the injuries an RAF Helicopter was requested immediately. It arrived on scene before the team got onto the fell as it was already in the air when it was requested.. The injured boy was treated on the scene by the RAF winchman, winched into the helicopter and transported to Whitehaven Hospital. The incident was closed at around 1730 hrs.

Incident Type
Location Napes, Great Gable
Injuries ,

Incident started at 15:09 and ended at 17:30 making 2.4 hrs in total.

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