INCIDENT 63/2022 AUG. 11th THU. 11.08 PATH TO JANET’S FOSS, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 48) was reported to be experiencing chest pains just beyond New Laithe on the path from Malham to Janet’s Foss. CRO members responded, but the first to arrive on scene found that the patient had just been loaded into the YAA air ambulance. They ensured the safety of the patient’s family while the helicopter took off, then escorted them back to the car, in the car park.…

INCIDENT 39/2022 JUN 11th  SAT. 16.54 Just on to SUMMIT PLATEAU, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (m, 60) was reported to have collapsed (believed to be in cardiac arrest), just on to the summit of Ingleborough, having climbed up from Chapel le dale. Members of his own group administered CPR until paramedics arrived by North West Air Ambulance. CRO members were ascending from Fell Lane, Ingleton as the air ambulance flew in, but some were withdrawn when, after the best efforts of…

INCIDENT 36/2022 MAY 28th  SAT. 08.40 Nr GAPING GILL HOLE, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A caver (f) attending the Spring winch meet at Gaping Gill was believed to be suffering from appendicitis and CRO was called. Members were despatched by Land Rover and Honda Pioneer, at the same time as the availability of an air ambulance was queried. No helicopter was available immediately and team members kept going forward. The patient and a companion were collected in the Pioneer, brought down to the road-head…

INCIDENT 35/2022 MAY 21st SAT. 16.38 JANET’S FOSS, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

With  a road ambulance and air ambulance on the way, YAS requested CRO’s assistance following a report of a boy (11) who was ‘unresponsive, lips are blue’ at Janet’s Foss. The team responded, but members had got only as far as Malham village when they were stood down, being told that CRO was not needed. With no further information, a check with NYP’s Force Control Room revealed only that the…