Alert only – May 23rd Wed. 15.05 Cove Top, Malham, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Having dealt with incidents 25 and 26, whilst team members were sorting equipment in the visitor centre car park, the duty controller was approached by 2 walkers seeking advice. A friend had slipped and injured their ankle whilst walking on the cove top! Advice was given, and friends who had remained with the casualty started to walk them to the road. Team members proceeded up Cove Road to lend assistance…

Incident 26/2018 – May 23rd Wed. 14.30 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Whilst dealing with incident 25, the team were asked to assist a girl in a school party who had slipped on the limestone pavement, injuring her right ankle. A team casualty carer assessed the injury and strapped it up, before transporting the student and a teacher in a team vehicle, to their own transport in Malham village. The teacher was advised to take the student to the local hospital when…

Incident 25/2018 – May 23rd Wed. 12.52 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The Team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (f) who had slipped and injured her ankle on the steps on the left side of Malham Cove. On arrival, team casualty carers splinted the injury and placed her in a stretcher, before sledging her down to a team vehicle at the bottom of the cove. She was then transported to a waiting road ambulance for transfer to hospital.…

Incident 78/2017 – Oct. 11th Wed. 14.23 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Local Incident.

North Yorkshire Police asked for assistance in recovering a body from the base of Malham Cove. The deceased was carried across a very fast-flowing beck, then driven down to the village where she was handed over to the undertaker. Meanwhile, a small group of team members went to the top of the Cove to check the edge for any personal possessions or ‘evidence’. FATAL Volunteer hours: 50 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon