98 in 2010
Scafell Pike
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Call came in from the Police to respond to a male walker who had collapsed on his ascent of Scafell Pike. Passing walkers went to his aid and administered cardiac massage (CPR). An air ambulance was called in plus a RAF Sea King helicopter with winching capabilities. The air ambulance landed on and the paramedic continued with CPR but unfortunately could not resuscitate. Team members were flown to the casualty site to assist with the casualty evacuation. Incident closed at around 3.00 p.m. with approximately 15 team members attending.

Incident started at 10:32 and ended at 15:00 making 4.5 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 68