Yewbarrow – Sun 18th Jul 2021

Cumbria Police alerted the Team Leader of 2 people that had taken a 20 metre fall off the Stirrup Crag area of Yewbarrow. This was reported to the police by two different passing walkers. Because of the known severity of the terrain and reported possible serious injuries the Coastguard helicopter, Read more…

Boat How – Tue 29th Jun 2021

The team was alerted of a group of 24 teenagers and two adults lost near Boat How. Contact with the group was not possible and the initial location from the phone signal was inconclusive. Later in the evening, another call came in about six of the same group who were Read more…

Whitehaven – Wed 4th Jan 2017

We were called by Police to assist with the search for a missing person in Whitehaven where we joined with colleagues from the Police, Whitehaven Coastguard Team and the S-92 Helicopter from Prestwick. Fortunately the missing person was found safe & well some distance away and we stood down.

2010 incident 75

Call came in from the Coastguard whilst the team vehicle was at Wasdale Head supporting a filmed interview with the BBC. A diver had surfaced too quickly from Wastwater and required assistance. Air ambulance had already been tasked. The vehicle with two team members attended. A road ambulance and air Read more…

Callout 41 in 2009

Request to attend a fallen climber at Sandwith Lighthouse area of the cliffs. Coastguard were also called out along with the RNLI. Around 15 team members attended the incident. A climber in his early late 40s was descending the climbers path along with a group of fellow climbers (including a Read more…

Callout 38 in 2009

Police request to assist in search for missing fisherman, Eskmeals area. Coastguard, Inshore Lifeboats, Police dog and Royal Navy helicopter also involved. The incident was being run from the gun range site by a Police POLSA Officer. 14 Wasdale MRT, including 2 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus a further 6 Read more…