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Lords Rake, Scafell – Sat 16th Feb 2008 – Callout 8 in 2008

Whilst the team were attending the fallen walker on Broad Stand, a second callout came in from the police regarding a group of three walkers, again on Scafell and fortunately not too far from the Mickledore incident. The group of three were scrambling up Deep Gill from Lord’s rake. They were off route to the left near the exit when one of the party, a male in his 50s twisted his knee. They were roped out of Deep Gill and flown down to Wasdale Head Hotel by the RAF Valley Sea King helicopter that was attending incident 2008/15. A smaller number of Wasdale MRT members attended this incident whilst the remainder attended the fallen walker on Broad Stand, Mickledore who was also airlifted to the valley bottom. All casualty parties were finally flown back down to Wasdale Head by RAF Valley. Incident closed at 6.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Lords Rake, Scafell
Other Agencies
Injuries

Incident started at 13:30 and ended at 18:30 making 5 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY2082 0679 (900m).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-16-in-2008/