Broad Crag – Sun 1st Aug 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a walker who had sustained a knee injury on Broad Crag, (Scafell Pike). As a stretcher carry from there is particularly long, potentially dangerous, and difficult in any direction, air assistance was requested. The casualty was airlifted to hospital by Helimed 08 as Read more…

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…

Ill Crag – Mon 31st Aug 2020

The team were called about a male walker who was unwell on the summit ridge between Scafell Pike and Great End. A coastguard helicopter was en route but was stood down as North West Air Ambulance attended. Members of the public, a family member and the air crew did their Read more…

Burnmoor Tarn – Wed 27th Apr 2016

The team were called out by NWAS to assist with an incident near to Burnmoor tarn. Despite the best efforts of all involved including the air ambulance the casualty passed away. The team’s thoughts are with the family and friends at this difficult time.

Eskdale – Tue 29th Mar 2016

The team was called out to a lady who had slipped and injured her ankle in Eskdale. She was treated by the team and the North West Air Ambulance then transported by the team to the West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment.