Incidents — Callout

Overbeck, Wasdale – Thu 6th Aug 2015 – Callout 35 in 2015

We were called by Police about a young walker who had suffered a seizure on the path just up from Overbeck Car Park. A team doctor attend and provided casualty care. GNAA paramedics also attended the scene. The young lady was then carried down to the car park by stretcher and taken to hospital.

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Scafell – Mon 3rd Aug 2015 – Callout 34 in 2015

We were called by Police about a couple with a dog reported to be cragfast somewhere on the steep ground between Black Crag and Scafell. Whilst we were making our way to the scene they were helped off by members of the public and we stood down.

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Great Gable – Sun 2nd Aug 2015 – Callout 33 in 2015 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become cragfast whilst descending from Great Gable. One had also suffered a minor head wound from a falling rock. They were located with the help of Sarloc. Once on scene team members were able to help them back onto the path using ropes then we …

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Kirkfell Nose, Kirkfell – Mon 20th Jul 2015 – Callout 32 in 2015

The team was called out for a walker who had tumbled on the steep descent from Kirkfell down to Wasdale and damaged his ribs. He was treated by team doctors before being taken by stretcher down to the valley.

A short video clip of the stretcher run this afternoon.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Jul 2015 – Callout 31 in 2015

We were called by NWAS about a walker located on the main Scafell Pike path just above Lingmell Col who had aggravated a previous knee injury and could no long walk. GNAA also attended and the injured man was helped to hobble around 200m down to the waiting aircraft then flown down to Wasdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 5th Jul 2015 – Callout 30 in 2015 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers on a charity mountain challenge who reported themselves lost, wet and cold somewhere in between Broad Crag and Scafell Pike. After a phone discussion their position was believed to be between Broad Crag Col and Scafell Pike summit. A small team as sent onto …

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Woodend Quary, Egremont – Tue 30th Jun 2015 – Callout 29 in 2015

The team was called out to assist NWAS carry a patient out of Woodend Quarry near Egremont. A team doctor also attended to provide casualty care.

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Seatallen – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 28 in 2015

Our third callout of the day was to deal assist a fell runner who had fallen some 70 metres near the summit of Seatallan. Since we were already committed to the Great Gable incident, Duddon and Furness MRT dealt with this one for us.

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Great Gable – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 27 in 2015

The second callout was to a gentleman with a hip injury on Great Gable, above Beck Head. Thanks to Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team who assisted on the carry to Beck Head and then took the casualty down to Black Sail Hut whilst we descended to Wasdale.

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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 26 in 2015

We were called out to a man swimming in the pools near Lingcove Bridge, Eskdale, who suffered a head injury whilst entering the water. NWAA were first on scene and provided casualty care. The team then packaged the casualty for evacuation, then RAF Boulmer winched him aboard and flew him to hospital.

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