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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jul 2012 – Callout 42 in 2012

The team were called just after midnight to attend a walker who had suffered a stumble fall on the Scafell Pike path in Hollowstones and broken her ankle. She was given analgesia and her ankle was splinted before being stretchered up hill a short distance to a good location for winching. A Sea King from HMS Gannet winched the casualty and team doctor aboard and flew them both to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. There were 16 team members involved and base was closed around 5am.

Incident Type
Location Hollowstones, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies
Injuries

Incident started at 00:15 and ended at 04:55 making 4.7 hrs in total. There were 16 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20084 07304 (510m). Total man hours: 75

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hollowstones-scafell-pike-sun-22nd-jul-2012/