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Scafell – Tue 22nd Apr 2008 – Callout 19 in 2008

Police paged the team to assist a 65 year old male who had slipped and suffered an ankle injury on Horn Crag, Scafell. The party of four were up in the Lakes on holiday from South London. The gentleman was stretchered down to the valley and taken to Whitehaven hospital by ambulance. 18 team members involved on the incident and the base was closed at 8.30 p.m. Read his true story report here

Incident Type
Location Scafell

Incident started at 15:44 and ended at 20:30 making 4.8 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2091 0483 (660m). Total man hours: 86

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