INCIDENT 41/2019 – Jun. 1st. Sat. 12.57hrs – Curtain Pot, Fountains Fell, North Yorkshire – Cave Incident

One of 3 cavers exploring and excavating a ‘new’ cave, fell approximately 6m down a pitch deep within the cave concerned, sustaining a suspected fractured femur. His companions immediately exited the cave to summon assistance before one returned to him, whilst one awaited our arrival to direct us to the site. As an exploration site, the cave was not mapped, nor were the passages of sufficient width to allow extrication…