Yearly Archives: 2019

2019 Incident #13: 31st May 15:09 – Kentmere

2019 Incident #13: 31st May 15:09 – Kentmere

Team called by Cumbria Police. A mountain biker had taken a tumble close to the Nook on the Garburn Pass. Helimed 08 was also tasked to the scene. The casualty was treated on scene for a penetration injury to his thigh. Once the casualty was stable he was flown to hospital. Continue Reading

2019 Incident #12: 22nd May 10:30 – Grey Crag

2019 Incident #12: 22nd May 10:30 – Grey Crag

Team called by Cumbria Police. A fell walker had slipped whilst enjoying a walk near Grey Crag on Sleddale Fell. He had sustained a knee injury and was unable to continue. Team ascended via Sadgill and the casualty was soon found. It was decided that the best way down would be to head towards the… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #11: 7th May 11:41 – Great Tower

Team called by Cumbria Police. A young lad had taken a fall while adventure training in Great Tower Wood. A team member with a DofE group was nearby and helped to initiate the callout and oversee the scene. The lad had suffered a lower leg injury and was treated on scene by ourselves and Paramedics.… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #10: 28th April 16:54 – Borrowdale

28/04/2019: 16:54hrs: Team called by Kirkby Stephen MRT to assist with a motorcyclist who had crushed his ankle between a rock and his bike on the Breasthigh Rd that runs over Borrowdale. He was treated on scene and transported down in mobile 1 and then transferred to a land ambulance at Tebay. Always good to… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #8: 15th April 13:40 – The Helm

Team called by Cumbria police after receiving reports of a walker close to Underhelm Wood (The Helm) having a fall and suffering from chest and shoulder pains. We located the casualty and after assessment of injuries they were placed in a vacuum mattress and stretchered down to an awaiting land ambulance. We did however manage… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #5: 11th March 20:20 – Whitbarrow

Team called by Cumbria Police, a walker had been reported overdue by a concerned family member. We were informed of the walker’s route which was on Whitbarrow Scar. Just as we were departing from base we received the good news that the walker was safely back at their vehicle. Continue Reading

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