Incidents

All 2007 Incidents

There were 62 incidents in 2007.

Rescue
27/12/2007
2 Leaders of group of adults seperated from party leaving them without a leader. Group descended to hostel to say they were concerned as the 2 had not returned. Arrived ok at hostel
Rescue
25/12/2007
Female reported that she had left partner at waterfall and returned to sykeside. Concerned that he was 3 hrs overdue. As team were assembling report that man had turned up safe
Rescue
16/12/2007
Solo walker off route fell onto Scrubby Crag with his dog. Both landed   on ledge. Difficult to access. Helicopter unable to operate in mist. Roped down and hoist to top. Helio evac to Patterdale
Rescue
15/12/2007
Female slipped on icy path descending from Grisedale Tarn
Rescue
15/12/2007
Call by police to see if we could assist a person with injured dog that had fallen down East Gully Striding Edge Helvellyn. Met by team member and vet arranged.
Rescue
08/12/2007
Coach with 30 students on board. Driver came over the top despite road closed sign. 300 metres on descent driver lost nerve due to coach slipping. Team transported students to Patterdale YHA
Rescue
17/11/2007
A large group split up on fell walk . one group got down other had woman with knee injury and got lost in fading light and bad weather team located and got them down to safety.
Rescue
10/11/2007
Man slipped and fractured his ankle. Treated at the scene and than stretchered from fell. Ambulance delayed and another sent.
Rescue
10/11/2007
A 33 yr old male slipped and fractured his ankle. He was treated at the scene roped down Then a long stretcher carry out to Harsop.
Rescue
10/11/2007
Called by Police and Coast Guard to launch the inflatable boat for a yacht with occupants in water. Boat launched yacht crew all ok - practising capsize drill. False callout with good intention of a passing motorist who had seen people in the water.
Rescue
04/11/2007
Group got into difficulty on descending High Hartsop Dodd. Team located and brought them down to their campsite at Brotherswater.
Rescue
29/10/2007
Female student dislocated her knee. The knee was reduced on the fell and she was stretchered to a waiting Landrover Ambulance. Penrith MRT also assisted.
Search
26/10/2007
Search for three men who became seperated in deteriorating weather. Onewas fouund in Grisedale and Two in adjacent valley. Cold and wet but uninjured.
Search
25/10/2007
Off duty police officer reported dogs barking on the fell and was very concerned for owners safety. Investigated and found a group of people all well.
Rescue
23/10/2007
60yr old woman slipped and cut her head. Brought back by Team boat and taken to local surgery.
Rescue
10/10/2007
Woman slipped on path and fractured her ankle. Treated at the scene and taken to Penrith Hospital.
Search
07/10/2007
Two females had become lost in hill fog on Dove Crag. Located and escorted from the fell. Cod and wet but ok.
Rescue
06/10/2007
Female fell on Striding Edge with a head injury. She walked off the hill but became unwell and collapsed. given oxygen therapy and monitored untill hand over to Ambulance.
Rescue
06/10/2007
Male with severe cramp and unable to continue also diabetic. Casualty was airlifted from the fell.
Rescue
05/10/2007
female reported to be fitting and suffering from cramp. the team transported her to Glenridding by boat and referred her to the local Health Centre doctors.
Rescue
30/09/2007
Man Called police to say that he was on Swirral Edge and heard shouts for help on Striding Edge. Turned out to be a group who were just shouting as prank.
Rescue
30/09/2007
Mountain Biker fell from his bike and dislocated his shoulder. Penrith MR Team also assisted. Taken to hospital by Air Ambulance
Rescue
29/09/2007
Man sipped and suffered a spiral fracture of his leg. Flown by RAF Seaking to Patterdale Mountain Rescue Centre.
Rescue
29/09/2007
Male fell and disclocated his shoulder which was reduced and he was airlifted by air ambulance to Cumberland Infirmary
Rescue
24/09/2007
71 yr old male slipped on wet rock and fractured his ankle Brough back by team RIB
Rescue
21/09/2007
Female slipped on wet rock and dislocated her ankle. The ankle was reduced on scene. She was transported back by the Team's Rescue Boat
Rescue
16/09/2007
Girl on Dpf E Award expedition who suffered a dislocated knee Treated her on the fell and stretchered her to the valley. Penrith also Team assisted.
Rescue
27/08/2007
Male tripped and fell into Nethermost cove sustaining head injuries Treated a t the scene and airlifted to Cumberland infirmary Carlisle
Search
25/08/2007
Party became separated and failed to meet up on summit. Locatedin valley and reunited.
Search
24/08/2007
Campers reported seeing red flares over Place fell. Team went to investigate and also saw red lights in sky. It turned out to be from a wedding party at a lakeside hotel- lighting hot air balloon lanterns.
Rescue
23/08/2007
Woman slipped and fractured left ankle. Team treated on fell and stretchered off to a waiting county Ambulance.
Search
19/08/2007
Two divers reported missing in Sandwick Bay. Some of the team were diverted from the previous job to launch boat. The divers were found safe and well by others in their party. Call initiated by police oon request of Coast Guard.
Rescue
19/08/2007
Two people got off route on to steep unstable ground and became crag fast. The team roped them to safety.
Rescue
17/08/2007
Woman slipped on wet rock. Fractured ankle. She was evacuated by team rescue boat.
Rescue
15/08/2007
Teenager on YHA out door course slipped on a wet rock while making a bivi and fractured her ankle. Treated at the site by team doctors and stretchered to the road. Transported back to Rescue Centre by team Landrover ambulance and transferred to County Amb
Animal Rescue
07/08/2007
Local farmer requested team to rescue a crag fast sheep that needed to be rescued. The animal had been stuck on ledge. Abseilled in and hauled up to safety.
Rescue
25/08/2007
A male slipped on wet rock and dislocated his shoulder. Patterdale and Penrith teams treated him and he was air lifted by RAF Seaking helicopter to Whitehaven Hospital.
Rescue
18/07/2007
A man slipped on wet path and fractured his ankle. Patterdale and Penrith Teams attended and treated him on fell. He was carried by stretcher to air ambulance.
Rescue
10/07/2007
Man collapsed at Angle Tarn with a heart attack. The team responded and requested air ambulance attendance. Helimed 58 were called and took casualty to Carlisle CIC. Team brought family off fell.
Rescue
24/06/2007
Man fell and fractured his ankle. A second person also needed help due to being frightened of heights. Ist casualty airlifted to CIC. Team roped 2 other people off the fell.
Rescue
16/08/2007
Woman tripped and fractured ankle. Team stretchered woman from fell. Taken to CIC by county ambulance.
Rescue
16/08/2007
Man slipped on rock and fractured ankle. Team and Helimed treated man at scene and he was flown to CIC.
Search
03/06/2007
2 people called police saying they were on Dollywagon Pike. Phone signal dropped out. Team called to execute a search. Couple found unhurt it turned out that original report was for a rucksack they had seen and suspected someone had fallen.
Rescue
15/05/2007
Young man triped and injured his ankle on summit of Helvellyn. He managed, with help, to get down to Red Tarn . Team located him and stretchered off the fell to Greenside. He was taken to hospital by his mother on route home.
Rescue
14/05/2007
Woman tripped and fractured her ankle. She was treated at scene and transported by team boat to the Outward Bound jetty and transferred to county ambulance for onward transport to Cumberland Infirmary at Carlisle.
Rescue
04/05/2007
Fell runner injured ankle on Swirral edge. He managed to get down to Red Tarn. Team treated him at the scene and a RAF helicopter that was returning from another rescue flew casualty to CIC.
Rescue
03/05/2007
Woman tripped on path and fractured her ankle. She was treated at scene. The team imobolised her fracture and stretchered her from the fell. She was taken by her husband to hospital.
Rescue
30/04/2007
48 yr old women with chest pains on lake shore path. Patterdale and Air Ambulance. Attended. She was treated at scene and flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The rest of her party were transported by team to their transport.
Rescue
29/04/2007
A 63 yr old woman fell and injured her wrist. Team located the woman and imobilised the arm she was then driven by team Landover to the Rescue Centre. After a reassessment by a Team Doctor her husband took her to hospital by own transport..
Rescue
24/04/2007
Woman fell into East Gulley after loosing the path. Her husband fell trying to get to her. Both sustained head and leg injuries. Team lowered them from gully. Doctors and Team treated them at the scene and RAF Helicopter took them on to Barrow Hospital.
Rescue
24/04/2007
Girl on outdoor course slipped and banged her head. Head wound dressed and she was taken by team ambulance to meet county ambulance for transfer to C.I.C. Depressed fracture of skull
Rescue
24/04/2007
Report of Red flare being seen towards Buck crag area. This report was phoned in to the police by two different people and from different locations. Team drove to Hayeswater Dam and searched. N.F.
Search
22/04/2007
Flashing lights reported high on Fell. Found to be a group biviing in cave. All safe and well.
Search
22/04/2007
Man reported overdue from walk. Team assembled and started search from Kirkstone Inn when the man turned up safe and well.
Rescue
17/04/2007
73 yr old man fell and cut his head. Team and Air ambulance went to his assistance. He was treated and flown to Carlisle Hospital.
Rescue
11/04/2007
Man collapsed while out scrambling with his sons on St Sunday Crag. The team and 2 helicopters attended. The man was flown by RAF Seaking to Carlisle Hospital.
Rescue
12/03/2007
Woman slipped on snow and fractured her ankle. She was stretchered from fell to waiting county Ambulance.
Animal Rescue
03/03/2007
Request to remove a cragfast sheep.
Rescue
24/02/2007
Man suffered a knee injury while walking on Swirral Edge. Team members sent to meet, treat and assit him off the fell.
Rescue
23/02/2007
Derailment of train. All emergrncy services called to help. Multiple casualties. 1fatal.
Rescue
13/01/2007
Woman slipped in high winds and fractured her ankle. She was stretchered from fell and taken to hospital.
Rescue
12/01/2007
A young couple became frightened in bad weather and called for help. The team found the couple and led them to safety.