INCIDENT 43/2019 – Jun. 1st. Sat. 18.12hrs – Malham Cove Top, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Whilst both incidents 41 and 42 were in progress, a further call was received to reports of a walker suffering a possible cardiac event on top of Malham Cove. The ambulance service were asked to task Upper Wharfedale with the incident, whilst CRO released 2 surface team members from the Curtain Pot incident, only 3 miles away, to assist.

Fortunately, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance was able to make it to the casualty just before Mountain Rescue team members arrived, After assessment by the Air Ambulance crew, the casualty was flown down to Malham village for transfer to a road ambulance and onward conveyance to hospital.MR team members returned to their vehicles and then returned to assist at Incidents 41 and 42.

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