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Green How, Scafell – Sat 23rd Feb 2013 – Callout 7 in 2013

The team was called out to attend a female walker who had taken a fall on hard snow on Green How, Scafell. She was suffering from a leg injury as well as from exposure. A Royal Navy Sea King from HMS Gannet lifted six team members to near the casualty site. A combined effort of MRT personnel and the helicopter crew saw the casualty packaged and loaded abord the aircraft to be taken to the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle. Dudden and Furness Mountain Rescue Team also attended to assist.

Incident Type
Location Green How, Scafell
Other Agencies , ,
Injuries

Incident started at 15:05 and ended at 18:15 making 3.2 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2021 0684 (717m). Total man hours: 45

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/green-how-scafell-sat-23rd-feb-2013/