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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Fri 21st Sep 2012 – Callout 55 in 2012

The Team was called to assist a male in his 70’s who had fallen on steep broken ground beside Piers Ghyll. He had sustained minor injuries to the head and shoulder and a significant chest injury.
Medcial care was given at the scene by members of WMRT and he was transfered to West Cumberland Hospital by a Royal Navy Sea King Helicopter.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

Incident started at 17:31 and ended at 21:35 making 4.1 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21267 08357 (501m). Total man hours: 82

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/piers-gill-scafell-pike-fri-21st-sep-2012/