INCIDENT 47/2020 – Aug.8th Sat. 19.04hrs – Snow Falls, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 12) was reported to be ‘fainted, unconscious’, just below Snow Falls on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. He was later reported to have regained consciousness and complained of abdominal pain. YAS paramedics and those, plus a doctor, from the North West Air Ambulance attended to the casualty, before team members carried him, by stretcher, to a waiting road ambulance. After decontaminating equipment, team members stood down. It seems…

INCIDENT 41/2020 – Jul. 30th. Thu. 14.40hrs – Near top of Malham Cove – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 71) was taken ill at the top of the steps to the top of Malham Cove. As team members and local YAS paramedics arrived, other YAS paramedics were helping him into their air ambulance, for the flight to hospital. The Cove top was extremely busy with visitors so, before standing down, team members cleared an area around the aircraft for its safe departure to hospital. Volunteer hours: …

INCIDENT 36/2020 – Jul. 15th. Wed. 12.41hrs – Foot of Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 59) slipped on wet limestone, at the edge of Malham Beck, at the foot of the Cove, sustaining a suspected mid-shaft fracture of her left femur. YAS paramedics administered pain relief, then immobilised the limb and CRO members stretchered her to a waiting air ambulance. After de-contaminating the equipment, members stood down. Volunteer hours: 35   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 34/2020 – Jul. 12th. Sun. 12.31hrs – Near the head of Watlowes (Dry Valley), Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (m) was reported to have fallen, sustaining a suspected head injury, in the Watlowes (‘Dry Valley’), above Malham Cove. The YAS paramedics on the air ambulance, arriving first, assessed the patient and began walking him up the steps at the head of the valley, handing him over to CRO members who walked him gently up to the YAS road ambulance, waiting at Langscar Gate. Volunteer hours: 20  …