25 in 2012
Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

The team was called to attend a fell walker with a suspected heart attack on Scafell Pike. Air support was requested and the Great North Air Ambulance attended. They dropped off their paramedic before lifting team members, including the team doctor, to the casualty site. The casualty and doctor were winched off the mountain by a Sea King from RAF Boulmer before being flown to Carlisle Infirmery. The team descended with the casualty’s companion to Brackenclose.

Incident started at 15:10 and ended at 19:15 making 4.1 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21117 07432 (altitude 867 m). Total rescuer hours: 74