97 in 2023
Scafell Pike Summit, Scafell Pike
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A call was received from Cumbria Police about a walker who had taken a fall from standing close to the summit of Scafell Pike. She had sustained a head injury and reportedly lost consciousness briefly.
Due to the location and nature of the injury, Helimed 08 responded. They arrived quickly and assessed the walker; fortunately she had sustained only minor injuries and was declared fit enough to carry on with her planned descent to Wasdale valley. The team was then stood down and returned to base, having not ascended too far from Brackenclose. We wish the walker well, and thanks to the Helimed 08 crew for their quick response.

Incident started at 12:37 and ended at 14:51 making 2.2 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY215072. Total rescuer hours: 37