A man fell and dislocated his shoulder while scrambling on Jacks Rake. He was treated with pain relief, and his injury immobilised. A rescue helicopter was requested, and were notified that there was one in the area, but this deveopled a fault and another helicopter was tasked. This was subsequently diverted to another incident in the Buttermere area, and then to the Keswick area for a succession of people hit by lightning strikes. A thrid helicopter from RN Gannet fiinally arrived and airlifted our casualty.
17 team members for 4.5 hours, plus Kendal MRT and RN Gannet helicopter
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