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Eskdale – Sat 19th Oct 2002 – Callout 48 in 2002

Whitehaven Police called the team to attend to a climber who had fallen 10 metres in Eskdale and suffered multiple injuries. The climber was climbing on Linbeck and fell from the top of the climb sustaining serious head, chest and spinal injuries. The team doctors administered first aid on the scene and he was airlifted to west Cumberland Hospital then flown to Newcastle.

Incident Type
Location Eskdale
Injuries

Incident started at 16:00.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/incident-56-in-2002/