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Scafell Pike – Sat 3rd Oct 2009 – Callout 76 in 2009

Team called out to the rescue of a male walker in his mid 50’s who, along with a small group were carrying out a reccy for a mountain challenge. The walker had collapsed. A helicopter was requested and tasked from RAF Valley but due to the high winds and the suspect casualty condition it was stood down. The group had been unable to resuscitated the man at the scene when the team arrived. He was pronounced dead on scene by the team doctor and carried down the mountain by stretcher to a waiting vehicle at Burnthwaite. 13 team members attended the incident which was closed at around 5.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike
Other Agencies
Injuries

Incident started at 13:25 and ended at 17:30 making 4.1 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 22122 09094 (496m). Total man hours: 53

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