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Skew Gill, Great End – Tue 19th Feb 2013 – Callout 6 in 2013

We were called by Police to assist a lady who, whilst walking in the Skew Gill area on Scafell Pike, slipped and slid down an ice patch resulting in a bang to the head. Both the Great North Air Ambulance and a Royal Navy Seak King helicopter attended and the lady was winched into the Navy helicopter and taken to West Cumberland hospital. 20 team members involved, incident closed 19:00.

Incident Type
Location Skew Gill, Great End
Other Agencies ,

Incident started at 15:40 and ended at 18:50 making 3.2 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2209 0911 (479m). Total man hours: 64

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/skew-gill-great-end-tue-19th-feb-2013/