56 in 2010
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Team were called out by the police to carry out searches in the Cleator, Longlands Lake area for a male in his early 50’s who had been missing for 3 days. Around fifteen team members from Wasdale MRT, supported by four SARDA (Lakes) search dogs and members of the Cockermouth MRT spent the day looking for the missing person. At 4.00 p.m. a further call came in for an injury on Scafell Pike. Cockermouth MRT continued the search whilst Wasdale attended the second incident.

Further to the previous days searching, new information was received by the police which required searching to be focused with regard to possible locations. In addition to around 10 Wasdale MRT, resources were also called in from Fire and Rescue, Coastguard to participate in another search. At around 2.30 p.m. a second callout came from the police control room (Incident 42(a)). This was handled by other Wasdale MR team members who were not involved in the search. The search for the missing person continued until 4.00 p.m. and then was stood down. Wasdale MRT returned to base to pick up the second incident

Incident started at 08:50. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY21920 09505 (altitude 478 m).