Incident Report #28 1978

A 14 year old boy from Seaford, Sussex fell 12 ft. from first pitch of a rock climb. He sustained injuries to the spine and arm. He was carried by the Team on a stretcher and then by ambulance to Kendal hospital. Footnote: Incorrect use of a stitcht belay plate resulted in failure to arrest the fall. Weather conditions: HOT, SUNNY, DRY, CLEAR, DRY ROCK.
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