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Styhead Path, Great Gable – Sun 20th Jul 2008 – Callout 42 in 2008

Just as the team were getting back to Overbeck, one of the other Deputy Team Leaders received a call direct whilst at Wasdale Head. The informant had run to the Barn Door Shop reporting a 50yr old female from Coventry with a suspect fractured left ankle, location being the stream crossing below Sty Head, bottom Sty Head path – Lingmell Beck / Piers gill confluence. She was treated for a suspected broken tib and fib and carried to Burnthwaite, where she was transferred to West Cumberland Hospital by ambulance. 11 team members were involved in the carry down. Incident closed at around 6.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Styhead Path, Great Gable
Injuries

Incident started at 16:05 and ended at 18:00 making 1.9 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY21280 09145 (254m). Total man hours: 21

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