71 in 2008
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Pager message from Police to respond to a 71 yr old male walker from Ashford in Kent who had a fracture dislocation of his tib and fib (lower leg). He was given analgesic and his leg splinted by the team before being and taken to West Cumberland Hospital by Great North Air Ambulance who had been requested to attend. 10 team members were involved including the Base Operator and a radio relay. The base and incident was closed at 5.30 p.m.

Incident started at 14:14 and ended at 17:30 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 10 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21940 01449 (altitude 245 m). Total rescuer hours: 33