Little Langdale

Incident Report #73 2016

We were requested to assist police when a vehicle was reported as having left the road below Wrynose Pass. Unfortunately the vehicle occupant sustained fatal inuries. A small search was also organised to ensure that there was no other persons inured in the vicinity of tthe vehicle

Man Hours
10 team members for 4 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY2871403190

Incident Report #67 2013

The team was called to assist a multi-agency response to rescue a woman from her car, that had rolled 150 metres down steep ground and come to rest on its side. The lone female passenger was seriously injured. All agencies worked together to extricate her and evacuate her to a point from where she was winched into a Seaking helicopter from RAF Boulmer and flown to RVI, Newcastle.

Man Hours
10 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY 287031

Incident Report #40 2012

Having just dealt with the previous sad incident, and still travelling back to Ambleside, when we were called to an incident where a woman had sustained a lower leg injury near Three Shires Stone. The woman was treated and evacuated to our vehicles and then made her own way to hospital for treatment.
Man Hours
21 team members for 1.25 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY276028

Incident Report #18 1996

This 49 year old woman slipped and sustained a possible ankle fracture. She was splinted and evacuated to hospital. They're fickle things, ankles you know. If they're so fragile, why stick them out there at the end of your leg? All exposed to the elements and rough ground and dodgy foot-wear decisions. They'd be far better tucked inside a pair of slippers, next to the dog, in front of the fire where they're safe from harm. Except for athletes foot, warts, verrucas, ingrown toenails, gout, gangrene...
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