The Band

Incident Report #66 2018

Fri, 17th August 2018, 15:14
A male reported himself as unable to walk due to lower leg injury. The team attended and he was located making slow progress below Three Tarns. He was assisted the rest of the way off
Man Hours: 
14 team members for 2.5 hours
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Incident Report #94 2017

Fri, 15th September 2017, 16:39

A woman slipped and sustained an injury to her elbow. We had just completed the previous incident so were able to divert and assist her

Man Hours: 
13 team members for 2 hours
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Incident Report #79 2017

Thu, 17th August 2017, 16:16

An elderly woman fell and was knocked unconscious. The team was called and she was evacuated to the valley for onward transport to hospital

She also broke her arm in the fall 


Man Hours: 
11 team members for 2 hours
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Incident Report #2 2017

Mon, 2nd January 2017, 15:35

A woman sutained an ankle injury on Bowfell. She managed to get a decent distance down The Band before succumbing to the pain and difficulty walking. She was evacuated the rest of the way by stretcher

Man Hours: 
20 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #109 2015

Sat, 31st October 2015, 10:44

In the first incident of what would prove to be a very busy day, a man suffered a collapse as a result of a cardiac event while climing The Band. The team responded and the man was treated and evacuated to an air ambulance, waiting below the cloud base. He was flown to Carlisle for treatment

Man Hours: 
15 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #83 2015

Thu, 27th August 2015, 14:54

A male became unwell. Unfortunately he died, despite efforts to reivive him.

Man Hours: 
10 team members for 4 hours
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Incident Report #80 2014

Sat, 13th September 2014, 21:21
Lights reportedly flashing a distress signal were spotted on The Band. There were several separate reports. A couple of team members went to investigate. It seems possible that some unidentified helicopter had been in the area, but had since moved on. False alarm with good intent
Man Hours: 
3 team members for 2 hours
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Incident Report #33 2014

Thu, 15th May 2014, 08:45
We were requested to assist a number of other teams in a search for male walker missing in the central fells overnight.
Man Hours: 
10 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #71 2013

Thu, 12th September 2013, 15:16

A lone female walker became disorientated while walking in the Bowfell/Crinkle Crag area... attempts were made to contact and locate her, and she eventually made contact, having found The Band, and was making her own way off.

Man Hours: 
2 team members for 2 hours, plus Wasdale MRT
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Incident Report #26 2011

Tue, 22nd March 2011, 20:00

A man was reported moving very slowly and in some difficulty descending The Band. After seeming to make little progress it was decided to go and investigate. He was located having succeeded in getting down.

Man Hours: 
5 team members for 1 hour
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