Incidents

Upper Eskdale – Sat 26th May 2007 – Callout 21 in 2007

Message from the police regarding a female walker in her early 40s who had collapsed in upper Eskdale. The Team Leader called in Great North Air Ambulance and he, along with a team doctor were flown to the casualty site. Initial indications were that the air ambulance would be able to land close to the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-30-in-2007-2/

Harter Fell – Mon 21st May 2007 – Alert

The team were paged by the police following a ‘999’ call from a male. His female partner had not returned from a walk on Harter Fell. Whilst the Deputy Team Leader was gathering details from the informant, the missing person turned up safe and well. Logged here as an alert and not an official record.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2007-58/

Muncaster Fell – Mon 14th May 2007 – Callout 20 in 2007

The team were paged by the police to try and find a local lady in her early 70s who had been walking with her daughter on Muncaster Fell and become separated. The last time she had been seen was near the summit at 2.15 p.m. The lady was a mild sufferer of Alzheimer – 20 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-29-in-2007/

Muncaster Fell – Mon 14th May 2007 – Callout 19 in 2007

The police paged the team to rescue a local farmer who had come off his quad bike and broken his leg up on Muncaster Fell. The Air Ambulance had also been called to the incident. 15 team members attended the rescue. The air ambulance managed to get to the farmers location before the team arrived. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-28-in-2007-2/

Wastwater Screes – Mon 7th May 2007 – Callout 18 in 2007

Wasdale MRT were asked to assist a 34 year old male fell walker who had taken a wrong turning when descending from Whin Rigg, at the top of the Wasdale Screes. He had become crag fast in Great Gully in a particularly inaccessible area and local knowledge of this very difficult and unstable ground was …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-27-in-2007-2/

Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 4th May 2007 – Callout 17 in 2007

The police paged the team to attend to an incident after a report of a 59 year old male walker having fallen from Broad Stand. Broad Stand is a deceptively difficult route between Scafell and Scafell Pike. For many years it has been one of the accident black spots in Wasdale. Great North Air Ambulance …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-26-in-2007-2/