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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 26 in 2015

We were called out to a man swimming in the pools near Lingcove Bridge, Eskdale, who suffered a head injury whilst entering the water. NWAA were first on scene and provided casualty care. The team then packaged the casualty for evacuation, then RAF Boulmer winched him aboard and flew him to hospital.

Busy day for the team today. The first incident was to a man swimming in the pools near Lingcove Bridge, Eskdale, who suffered a head injury whilst entering the water. NWAA were first on scene and provided casualty care. The team then packaged the casualty for evacuation, then RAF Boulmer winched him aboard and flew him to hospital. A good team effort. More updates to follow on the other jobs.

Posted by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team on Saturday, 27 June 2015

Incident Type
Location Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale
Other Agencies ,
Injuries

Incident started at 15:40 and ended at 19:00 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 227 035 (178m). Total man hours: 46

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingcove-bridge-upper-eskdale-sat-27th-jun-2015/