INCIDENT 80/2019 – Sep 18th. Wed. 07.18hrs – Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

CRO were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) and Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) with a casualty (m 67) reported to be unconscious having sustained a head injury during a significant fall on rock bands near to the summit of Pen-y-ghent. YAS also advised that CPR was underway. Attempts by YAA paramedics and others to revive the casualty were unsuccessful. CRO team members used ropes to lower the casualty in a stretcher over steep ground to a place where the YAA could land. The casualty was flown down to Horton-in-Ribblesdale. FATAL.

Volunteer hours: 52