25 in 2006
Upper Eskdale
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Call out initiated via land line for a change via the police ‘999’ for a rescue at Brotherikeld, Eskdale. Male walker collapsed in the Ling Cove Bridge area of Eskdale. Due to the initial information and the time to hospital / location the decision was made to request the assistance of the Great North Air Ambulance. The weather was clear and extremely hot. The causality was assessed by the Air Paramedic and Team Doctor and had recovered sufficiently to render a hospital visit unnecessary. Via a combination of transport, Land Rover and Air Ambulance he was returned to his car in order to be driven home

Incident started at 11:49.