INCIDENT 03/2021 – Feb. 4th Thu. 01.04 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

North Yorkshire Police requested CRO’s assistance after they found a missing person (Sadly, deceased.) at the foot of Malham Cove. Team members searched an area at the top of the Cove for personal effects and carried the deceased by stretcher, then by team Land Rover, to the road-head for handing over to the undertaker. FATAL. Volunteer hours: 34 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 21/2020 – May 30th. Sat. 13.36hrs – Path between Low Sleights and Ivescar, Chapel le Dale, Ingleton, Mountain Incident

Members had just returned from incident no 20 when YAS asked for assistance again, after a walker (m, 82), out with his wife and two terriers, was seriously injured by cattle near the bridge over Winterscales Beck. When the first CRO members arrived, paramedics were attempting CPR. When a second road ambulance and an air ambulance arrived, CRO members withdrew.  FATAL. The walker’s wife sustained a leg wound and was…

INCIDENT 8/2020 – Feb. 10th. Mon. 13.41hrs – Near Thistle Cave, Ribblehead, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

An adult (m, 55) accompanying a group of young people, collapsed at the entrance to Thistle Cave, which they had intended to explore. There were prolonged attempts to revive him by CPR, but when YAS paramedics arrived, by road and air ambulance, they determined that life was extinct. Once the necessary protocols had been followed, CRO members carried the deceased to a road-head for hand-over to an undertaker.  FATAL North…

INCIDENT 1/2020 – Jan. 4th. Sat. 1656hrs – Lancaster Hole, Casterton Fell, Cumbria – Cave Incident

The team were called by Cumbria Police to reports of an overdue cave diver at Lancaster Hole on Casterton Fell, Cumbria. 40 CRO team members and members of the Northern section of the Cave Diving Group (CDG) responded.. As well as searching from the point where the cave diver entered Lancaster Hole downstream passage1, other entrances and possible exits were also searched by team members and a cave diver, in…