Nab Scar

Incident Report #52 1983

Wed, 7th December 1983, 12:05

A 67 year old female from Keighley whilst out walking with a C.H.A. party slipped on frosty fellside and sustained a fractured ankle.

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Incident Report #9 1983

Wed, 23rd March 1983, 16:48

During rescue no.8 it was reported that a 16 year old male from Rochdale had slipped on very wet fellside and dislocated his kneecap. Half the Team diverted to assist.

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Incident Report #14 1981

Wed, 17th June 1981, 11:30

A 74 year old man from Bowness, Cumbria collapsed whilst walking with his wife. He suffered a FATAL heart attack. The team conveyed his body down the fellside.

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Incident Report #18 1979

Tue, 17th July 1979, 16:50

The team went to assist an 18 year old youth from Stockton, Cleveland after he decided to descend some very slippery rocks instead of using the path. He fells 250ft sustaining severe head, spine, leg and chest injuries.

Footnote: This young man was advised not to go on these rocks by by members of his party. RAF Boulmer was called in to fly him to hospital in Whitehaven.
Weather conditions: Low mist, Cold wind, Rain, Very Wet on Rocks

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Incident Report #13 1970

Thu, 25th June 1970, 16:30

Man, 24 years. Slipped while descending Nab Scar. Sprained right ankle. Brought down by Team and attended by the local Doctor. Taken to his lodgings by Landrover.

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