Incidents

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Tue 22nd Sep 2009 – Callout 74 in 2009

Call from the police regarding an informant who’d heard clear shouts for help coming from the Lingmell area. A search of the area quickly turned up two 19 year old male walkers who were doing a multi day camping trip around the fells. One had fallen very badly whilst crossing the river just below Piers …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Fri 18th Sep 2009 – Callout 73 in 2009

Paged by the police for a 63 year old female walker with a fractured wrist above Hollowstones on Scafell Pike. A Keswick MRT member was already on scene. The casualty was given analgesia by the team doctor and stretchered back down the valley to a road ambulance and taken to Whitehaven Hospital. 17 team members …

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Blengdale – Tue 15th Sep 2009 – Callout 72 in 2009

Paged by the police for a collapsed male at Windsor Farm in Wasdale. Informant at Windsor Farm reported her 69 yr old husband as having collapsed at the head of Blengdale, near the foot of Rossy Gill, below Seatallan. Team requested air support from RN Gannet and casualty was airlifted to Whitehaven hospital where it …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Tue 15th Sep 2009 – Callout 71 in 2009

Call from police for a fallen walker below Mickledore on Scafell Pike. Initial ‘999’ went to Ambulance control who tasked Great North Air Ambulance and subsequently passed the job onto MRT through the police. The male walker in his early 20’s had fallen 10 meters whilst descending Scafell via Mickledore Chimney [there is no climbable …

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Red Pike – Mon 14th Sep 2009 – Callout 70 in 2009

Paged by the police for an injured walker on Red Pike. Details were gathered on the male walker in his fifties who was actually on Wind Gap near Red Pike. He had fallen and dislocated his shoulder. In addition to a previous medical history issue he had a dislocated shoulder. With analgesia administered, his shoulder …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 10th Sep 2009 – Callout 69 in 2009

Paged by the police for a collapsed male walker on Scafell Pike. 17 team members attended and after resting and medical checks the casualty was able to walk back down to the valley bottom. Incident closed at around 12.30 p.m.

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Muncaster Castle – Wed 9th Sep 2009 – Callout 68 in 2009

Called by Ambulance Control to assist with the rescue of a lady who had an injured ankle near Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass. The lady was located in a field a few hundred meters from the road, near the Ravenglass campsite. 12 team members attended and she was stretchered to the waiting. Incident closed at around 3.30 …

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Unknown Location – Mon 7th Sep 2009 – Callout 67 in 2009

Called by the police on Airwaves regarding a 28 yr old male climber who had fallen on Green How, Eskdale and sustained a neck and wrist injury. This came in whilst the team were still responding to incident 71. The back up vehicle was turned round form the Great Gable job and headed for Green …

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Great Gable – Mon 7th Sep 2009 – Callout 66 in 2009

Paged by the Police following a report of a fallen walker on Great Gable above Arron Slack. The 51 yr old male was in a party of 4 descending when he tumble fell approximately 50 metres sustaining a head and leg injury and was bleeding. A Sea King helicopter was tasked from RN Gannet. 4 …

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Eskdale – Sat 5th Sep 2009 – Callout 65 in 2009

Call for assistance to a couple who had got their Mercedes stuck, sideways in Giggle Alley, Eskdale. The car’s rear was almost touching the wall on one side and the front about to touch the wall on the opposite side. Two team members brought in the team Landrover from Gosforth and winched the car out …

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