‘999’ call for a fallen male walker on the eastern slopes of Scafell Pike. The walker in his early 40’s had taken a tumble fall and received a head injury. An sea king helicopter was requested. RAF Leconfield were training with Langdale and Ambleside team in the area and assisted with the rescue. Incident closed at 3.30 p.m. when the casualty was in the helicopter and flown to Barrow in Furness General Hospital. 11 team members were involved.
Incident started at 14:30 and ended at 15:30 making 1 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21670 07332 (altitude 926 m). Total rescuer hours: 11