A 34-year-old-man from a party of three slipped while scrambling in a gully. He sustained spinal and wrist fractures, as well as suffering shock and cuts and bruises. He was stabilised at the scene and flown to Furness General Hospital by RAF Boulmer.
The previous incident had only just got going when we had to reorganise our resources and attend this 32-year-old man. He had crashed his paraglider and suffered spinal injuries and an open fracture to his left leg. Again we were assisted by RAF Boulmer who took him, along with the first casualty, to hospital.
A climber fell 5 meteres to the ground and sustained concussion and a wrist fracture. He was treated and then evacuated by theteam to the air ambulance, which had landed lower down the fell.
Smooth soled tennis plimsoles may have caused a 55 year old woman from Sussex to slip on very dry fellside and suffer a fracture to her lower leg. Stretchered to Wrynose Pass, then by team's ambulance to Ambleside Health Centre.
A search was mounted for group of 5 inexperienced and ill-equipped teenagers from Liverpool missing on a club hike. Located Cockley Pike at6.10 a.m. by S.A.R.D.A. A dog and handler. Airlifted to safety by helicopter from R.A.F. Boulmer.