40 in 2023
Scafell Pike Summit, Scafell Pike
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The team was called by Cumbria Poilce about a walker who had taken a fall very close to Scafell Pike summit. She had potentially fractured her wrist and was becoming increasingly cold with the wind chill at the summit. The Team Leader made a full team callout and also asked RAF Leeming MRT for support as they were training in the area. Due to the condition of the walker and the time needed to reach her, Helimed 08 was also asked to assist. They were able to respond quickly and land close by, assess and treat the walker and then fly her to hospital. This allowed both Wasdale and the RAF team to stand down. Thanks to the crew of Helimed 08 and RAF Leeming MRT for their help. We wish the walker a swift recovery.

Incident started at 12:08 and ended at 13:50 making 1.7 hrs in total. There were 9 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 216073. Total rescuer hours: 15