Incidents

Unknown Location – Sat 30th Mar 2002 – Callout 12 in 2002

The Wasdale MRT team leader was nearing the top of Brown Tongue on Scafell / Scafell Pike ascent when the Police rang, reporting that someone had fallen between Scafell and Scafell Pike and was known to have head injuries. A helicopter was requested on the basis of the initial information. The casualty had indeed fallen …

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Unknown Location – Mon 25th Mar 2002 – Callout 11 in 2002

Call from the police to go to the help of a male who had broken his leg on Cold Fell. When the advance got to the walker they found that he had dislocated his knee cap. The dislocated knee cap was corrected on the spot after administration of analgesic and the walker was carried down …

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Unknown Location – Sun 24th Mar 2002 – Callout 10 in 2002

Call to rescue a lady in upper Eskdale. She had sustained an ankle injury following a stumble fall at Scar Lathing. 24 team members carried her down to the valley bottom. She had made a navigational error descending from Scafell Pike.

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Lords Rake, Scafell – Mon 18th Mar 2002 – Callout 9 in 2002 (limited)

A rucksack was found at the bottom of Shamrock on Scafell by a person exiting Lord’s Rake. Gear was strewn for 20 meters down the crag. A limited callout was made to check out the situation but as no missing person call had been made the search was stood down.

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Unknown Location – Fri 15th Mar 2002 – Callout 8 in 2002

Call from the police to rescue two males who had become lost, most probably on the southern slopes of Scafell Pike. The two male walkers in their late thirties had become disorientated on their descent from Scafell Pike back into Wasdale. They were in contact with their mobile but were on steep ground in snow, …

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