Elterwater Common

Incident Report #29 2019

Sun, 12th May 2019, 11:08
After nearly a month without a rescue we were called in to action again by a request from NWAS to assist a crew. We helped with the evacuation of a woman who had taken a tumbling fall on steep ground close to the road.
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8 team members for 1 hour
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Incident Report #94 2008

Sun, 7th December 2008, 12:41

A female mountain biker sustained an ankle fracture when she parted company with bike. There's no accounting for her friends! More pictures

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Incident Report # 2008

Sun, 11th May 2008, 13:20

A request from a a member of another team to assist while waiting for an ambulance to arrive to aid a man who had fallen a short distance from the road and suffered a suspected arm fracture and shoulder dislocation.

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Incident Report #18 1974

Sun, 28th July 1974, 13:15

Boy (16), from London, slipped and fell about 20 feet on wet rocks at Elterwater Common, Langdale. He sustained head injuries. Team members assisted him off the fell and he was treated by the team doctor in Ambleside.
Footnote: His boots were of the smooth soled type.
Weather conditions: Bad, with rain, mist and very wet ground underfoot.

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