INCIDENT 11/2021 – Apr. 15th Thu. 14.47 – Whernside, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A paraglider pilot (m, 54) launched from the summit ridge of Whernside, but immediately landed heavily, 200m down-slope, injuring his right ankle. As the first CRO members scaled the hill, the North West Air Ambulance landed on the ridge. Paramedics scrambled down and packaged the patient before team members, assisted by passers-by, carried patient and team stretcher up to the aircraft. This flew to Royal Lancaster Infirmary and the team…

INCIDENT 08/2021 – Apr. 3rd Sat. 16.52 – Fell Close, Chapel le Dale, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 23) sustained an ankle injury on rough and boggy terrain, so that she was unable to put weight on her injured leg. A companion rang the Police for help and CRO team members responded. After assessment by a team doctor, the patient was stretchered to the road-head and transferred to a friend’s car for the journey to hospital. Volunteer hours: 34 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 87/2020 – (same day) 16.02 – Hillside below Blua Crags, Settle, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 50) slipped on steep, frozen ground, sustaining a suspected ankle fracture. The first team members on scene kept her warm until others arrived. Then, after being given pain relief and attention from a YAS paramedic and team doctor, she was helped into a casualty bag on a Bell stretcher and sledged down to a team Land Rover, waiting at the top of Banks Lane. She was driven…

INCIDENT 65/2020 – Sep. 19th Sat. 21.04 hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A walker made a 999 call to North Yorkshire Police, saying that her companion had fallen and was injured, while they (f, f) were walking the Three Peaks. Before any more information could be passed, the call ceased and the NYP Force Control Room was unable to re-connect. All that was known was the phone network and the network’s approximation of the caller’s location – Simon Fell Breast, on the…