98 in 2009
Great Gable
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Paged by the Police following a report of a fallen walker on Great Gable above Arron Slack. The 51 yr old male was in a party of 4 descending when he tumble fell approximately 50 metres sustaining a head and leg injury and was bleeding. A Sea King helicopter was tasked from RN Gannet. 4 team members were flown to the casualty site. The casualty was given Oxygen and put into a vacuum mattress and stretcher. He was air lifted to Whitehaven hospital. 14 team members were involved and the incident was closed at 9.0o p.m.

Incident started at 16:38 and ended at 21:00 making 4.4 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21440 10467 (altitude 737 m). Total rescuer hours: 62