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Great Gable – Mon 7th Sep 2009 – Callout 66 in 2009

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 Type
Location Great Gable
Other Agencies
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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 (737m). Total man hours: 62

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