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Great Gable – Sat 29th Mar 2014 – Callout 7 in 2014

The team was called out to help a male who had fallen on Great Gable and sustained an incapacitating knee injury. We had great assistance from the Great North Air Ambulance who flew us to the scene (thanks for the lift). We were also assisted by RAF Boulmer who winched the casualty from the mountain and few him to the Cumberland Infirmary.


Incident Type
Location Great Gable
Other Agencies ,

Incident started at 15:55 and ended at 20:00 making 4.1 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2123 1041 (857m). Total man hours: 70

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