Incidents

Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 23rd Jun 2003 – Callout 21 in 2003

Whilst tidying up and closing the base to incident 25, a further call came in to say a lady had broken her ankle below Pikes Crag on Scafell Pike. There was some initial concern that this lady may have been the one heard in incident 25. Also we were surprised that a further incident had …

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Scafell – Mon 23rd Jun 2003 – Callout 20 in 2003

As soon as the helicopter had left the location of incident 24 the team started walking down. All team members then heard what sounded like a female in pain and shrieking, high on Scafell around the Shamrock area. The team split into smaller search groups and scaled all the gulleys in that area including Lord’s …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 23rd Jun 2003 – Callout 19 in 2003

The police called the team to respond to a male with a suspect broken leg on Scafell. On questioning the informant (by mobile phone) it transpired that he was in sight and verbal contact with the injured man who had been descending ‘D’ gulley to the East of Pikes Crag with a female companion. He …

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Wasdale – Sun 22nd Jun 2003 – Callout 18 in 2003

Whilst dealing with the incident below a report came in from the police to deal with another incident. The local ramblers had completed their walks in Wasdale and had returned to the coach by the lakeside. One of their party, an 80 year old male had walked off and had not been seen for an …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jun 2003 – Callout 17 in 2003

Team called to respond to a Father and young child overdue on their walk up Scafell Pike. One child had already returned to the car at Wasdale Head earlier in the afternoon. The team were assembled and the advance vehicle went up to commence the search. The father and child turned up safe and well.

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Upper Eskdale – Thu 19th Jun 2003 – Callout 16 in 2003 (limited)

Workington police paged the team to respond to a 999 mobile call from a group of students from Chichester University. One of their party was reported to have fallen into a bog, become stuck and was very wet, cold and agitated. Initially a limited call-out was carried out followed at 2000 hrs. The casualty was …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Mon 16th Jun 2003 – Callout 15 in 2003

The team was called by the police to respond to a mobile ‘999’ call. A middle aged male walker had a suspect broken ankle somewhere in the Hollowstones area on his descent from Scafell Pike back down to Wasdale Head. He was with his two sons who had managed to carry him for about an …

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