INCIDENT 94/2019 – Nov. 7th. Thu. 20.31hrs – Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

On Thursday evening, North Yorkshire Police requested the team to prepare to conduct a daylight search of North Ribblesdale for a missing walker (m, 77), whilst they continued their own inquiries overnight. Team leaders then spent the evening planning a search pattern ready to commence on Friday morning. After a briefing, the team began a detailed search of boundaries and caves along walking routes and bridleways radiating from Horton village.…

INCIDENT 76/2019 – Aug 24th. Sat. 13.21hrs – Above Southerscales, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police after a 13yo Springer Spaniel fell down a pothole near Great Douk cave. The owners could see the dog but were unable to retrieve it themselves. A small team was assembled at the Depot to gather required equipment and a vehicle, and the duty controller went to the scene to assess the incident. Just as the controller arrived on scene, a passer…

INCIDENT 75/2019 – Aug 23rd. Fri. 11.05hrs – Ingleborough summit, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A DofE group, accompanied by supervisors, came across what appeared to be a deceased lone walker at the summit shelter on Ingleborough. Whilst a supervisor called for help and escorted the distressed youngsters down the hill, others erected a tent to protect the casualty pending the arrival of the team. With low cloud and poor visibility, the air ambulance was unable to access the scene directly, so team members, accompanied…

UPDATE – INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs to Aug 2nd- Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

Our members don’t like leaving a job half done, so both yesterday and today, team members have returned to search for Neo, the missing German Shepherd. Although nothing was found yesterday, water levels had dropped further today so a more thorough search was possible. This afternoon the body of Neo was recovered from 1.5 metre depth of water at the base of a large boulder in the pool where he…