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Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale – Thu 22nd Jul 2004 – Callout 24 in 2004

Call from Workington Police requesting rescue of a 45 yr old man who had collapsed near Scarlathing, Upper Eskdale. He was suffering from a medical/viral condition and had been lapsing in and out of consciousness. When the ‘999’ call came through to the police, an RAF rescue helicopter had been requested. The casualty was airlifted to Carlisle Hospital rather than West Cumberland due to a weather front coming in from the west. There were 14 team members on the fell and the incident was closed at 0500 hrs

Incident Type
Location Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale
Injuries

Incident started at 00:40 and ended at 05:00 making 4.3 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 60

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