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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 29th Aug 2009 – Callout 61 in 2009

Police paged the team to go to the help of a female walker who had fallen 6m into a gulley by Greta Gill off the Corridor route. She had received a head and facial injuries and was with a party of 10. While the team were making their way to the casualty site a sea king rescue helicopter from RAF Leconfield was already in the area on a job for Keswick MRT managed to lift the casualty and take her to Carlisle hospital. 5 team members were already on the mountain in the close vicinity and a further 14 made their way from the Rescue Base. Total of 17 involved – the incident was stood down at 3.20 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Corridor Route, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies
Injuries

Incident started at 14:19 and ended at 15:20 making 1 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21902 08464 (602m). Total man hours: 17

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-66-in-2009/