Incident Report #28 1972

Sun, 26th November 1972, 18:10

Mother and daughter, aged 58 and 22 years from Northampton, set out on a walk from Seatoller, Borrowdale, via Langstrath, and Stake Pass, and Mickledon to The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.

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Incident Report #27 1972

Sun, 26th November 1972, 16:30

Husband and wife, from Manchester, were walking down from the top of Bowfell, when husband slipped and started to fall down very slippery snow on Left Hand Gully. He fell a considerable distance, sustaining slight injuries. Wife also fell about 500 feet, sustaining fatal injuries. Husband brought down by team that evening, and conveyed to County Hospital, Kendal, and detained. Due to very extreme weather conditions the body of the wife was recovered the following morning.

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Incident Report #25 1972

Sat, 4th November 1972, 20:00

25 Five students from Nottingham, set off with other people to walk from Great Langdale, to Scawfell Pike, about 10 a.m. that morning.

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Incident Report #23 1972

Sun, 29th October 1972, 15:00

Man from Halifax, sustained an ankle injury on Stake Pass, and the team were alerted.

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Incident Report #20 1972

Tue, 19th September 1972, 19:10

Man aged 52 years, from Surrey, taken ill with severe stomach pains whilst walking in the Hell Ghyll area.

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Incident Report #21 1972

Tue, 19th September 1972, 16:19

Youth, aged 16 years, from Slough, Bucks., was taken ill whilst on a course from the Y.W.C.A. Newby Bridge, near the top of Rossett Ghyll. He was brought down by the team, and conveyed by Ambulance to County Hospital, Kendal.

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Incident Report #19 1972

Thu, 31st August 1972, 17:10

Father and son, aged 9 years, from Leeds, were walking on Blake Rigg, Little Langdale, when they got into difficulties. They shouted for help,

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Incident Report #18 1972

Tue, 29th August 1972, 17:45

Youth aged 15 years, from Tavistock, Devon, was taken ill, whilst on an exercise on Great Rigg Mann, Grasmere.

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Incident Report #16 1972

Sun, 23rd July 1972, 19:30

A husband and wife from Preston were struck by lightning in Mickledon.

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Incident Report #15 1972

Sat, 22nd July 1972, 21:00

Team called out to assist in the rescue of an American boy who had fallen down a mine shaft at Coniston. Rescue completed satisfactorily in company with the Coniston Team and Cave Rescue Teams.

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