Incident
25 in 2021
Type
Location
Broad Crag
Weather
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Diagnosis

A call came in to the team leader of a male with a knee injury on Broad Crag. Because of the unknown nature of the injury, stretched team resources after the previous job, a helicopter was called for. More Duddon team members kindly responded to assist. A team member already on Scafell Pike summit was diverted to the scene to give a situation report and guide the coastguard helicopter in.
Once on board the aircraft the casualty was flown to the Keswick MRT area and transferred to their team.
A big thank you to Duddon MRT, Keswick MRT and Rescue 199 ( coastguard helicopter).

Incident started at 18:51 and ended at 21:20 making 2.5 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY221076. Total rescuer hours: 28

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