coastguard helicopter

Dore Head, Yewbarrow – Tue 14th Jul 2020

A call came in at 16:08 from North West Ambulance Service regarding a 62 year old man who had sustained a head injury following a 30m (approx..)fall whilst descending the washed-out scree slope below Dore Head, Yewbarrow, Mosedale. With no further information on severity of injury, but potentially serious and Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sat 26th Aug 2017

A walker fell at the summit of Scafell Pike and sustained a head & knee injury. Initially there was some concern regarding the walkers condition and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick attended and ferried team members up the hill. Once on scene the casualty was assessed by the team doctor Read more…

Corney Fell – Fri 8th Nov 2013

We were contacted at 09:20 by NWAS to assist a male with a head injury who had been out all night on the Corney fell road. As the team leader was gathering details the ambulance crew managed to get to the casualty without needing our assistance. It also transpired that Read more…

Pillar – Sat 27th Oct 2012

The team was called out to assist Cockermouth MRT with a casualty who had sustained a head injury after a slip. The casualty was on the High Level Route between Pillar Rock and Looking Stead. Fortunately a Sea King from RAF Valley was able to winch the casualty aboard and Read more…

Wasdale – Mon 17th Sep 2012

The team was called to attend a fallen mountain biker on the path from Wasdale Head to Burnmoor Tarn. The North West Air Ambulance also attended and the team gave casualty care before stretchering the casualty a short distance to a waiting road ambulance.