INCIDENT 97/2019 – Nov. 29th. Fri. 14.33hrs – Crina Bottom, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A walker (m, 86) complained of not feeling very well, then collapsed, having suffered a suspected heart attack on the Ingleton to Ingleborough bridleway, a short distance beyond Crina Bottom. YAS requested CRO attendance and the first team vehicle to arrive carried paramedics to the site. Despite the best efforts of the walker’s companion, a passing walker, YAS paramedics and CRO members in carrying out CPR, the doctor who had…

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…

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…

INCIDENT 45/2019 – June 8th. Sat. 12.02hrs – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service received a report of someone having been seen falling from the top of Malham Cove. Having dispatched a road ambulance, rapid response vehicle, HART team and air ambulance, they also called out CRO. Ambulance personnel determined that life was extinct. When North Yorkshire Police’s formalities had been completed, CRO members searched the top of the Cove for any property or evidence, then carried the deceased to a…