Whilst the team leader was still at the base a further call came in from the Police. The report was a group of 12 on the summit of Great Gable had a 53 yr old male with injuries to both knees. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Boulmer was already in the area following an incident with Langdale and Ambleside team. The helicopter was tasked to the job and lifted the casualty from the summit. 10 team members were involved although they were stood down once the casualty was on board the helicopter. Incident closed at 4.00 p.m.
Incident started at 13:17 and ended at 16:00 making 2.7 hrs in total. There were 10 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21102 10345 (altitude 894 m). Total rescuer hours: 27