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Unknown Location – Tue 8th Jan 2002 – Callout 3 in 2002

Call from Whitehaven police to search for a 22 year old male who had become lost on his way from Wasdale to Seathwaite. The full team were called out when details of the incident became clearer. Keswick team and SARDA search dogs were also called out. Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Green Gable and the Corridor routes were searched but nothing was found. The search recommenced at 0800 hrs. the following morning which included use of the rescue helicopter from RAF Valley. The missing walker was found safe and well by a Keswick dog handler, just to the west of Greta Gill. The missing person had descended probably from the Great End / Lamb Foot Dub area. He was airlifted by the helicopter and returned to his car at Seathwaite. The Base was closed at 1130 hrs.

Incident Type
Location Unknown Location

Incident started at 20:00.

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