Wansfell

Incident Report #54 2019

While the previous incident was ongoing we were alerted to a suspected cardiac incident on the slopes of Wansfell. A team was hastily dispatched and an air ambulance was requested to assist.The male was treated and flown to hopsital

Man Hours
8 team members for 1.75 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY401040

Incident Report #127 2017

An Ambleside resident reported seeing someone slip and fall a considerable distance on a snow covered hillside. We were unable to establish whether anyone was injured from the valley bottom, so a couple of team members went to check. Nothing was found. False alarm with good intent
Man Hours
3 team members for 2 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY384037

Incident Report #1 2017

An early start to the new year and an unfortunate incident for our casualty. A male sustained a suspect fracture/dislocation of the hip when he slipped on a damp rocky path. Treated by team members and evacuated to Ambleside for transfer to hospital by air ambulance

Man Hours
15 team members for 1.5 hours
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY382041

Incident Report #65 2016

A young woman took a fall, sustaining a back injury. As we were treating her, her condition deteriorated and became serious ill. She was evacuated rapidly to a waiting ambulance and subsequently to an air ambulance for transport to hospital

Man Hours
13 team members for 4 hours, plus Kendal MRT
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Location
OS Grid Reference
NY4004803598

Incident Report #103 2014

A family group of three became benighted when they ran out of daylight and only had the torch from a phone. A small scale search was organised, and during this we managed to activate SARLOC, which located them on the ridge. They were escorted down by team members.

Man Hours
8 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY4015105074

Incident Report #15 2014

A woman slipped on steep, wet ground and suffered an arm injury. She was treated by team members, and due to the pain she was in, evacuated by RAF helicopter. No air ambulance was available to fly because of poor weather

Man Hours
16 team members for 2 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY393041

Incident Report #02 2013

Almost simultaneous to rescue number one, a woman sustained a suspected dislocated shoulder near the summit of Wansfell. With most of LAMRT committed to the other, considerably more urgent rescue, this rescue was effected by Kendal MRT and an air ambulance
Man Hours
6 team members for 3 hours, plus Kendal MRT
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY394041