INCIDENT 47/2022 JUN 28th TUE. 15.11 TOP OF MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

After a rain shower, a walker (f, 63) slipped on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove, sustaining an ankle injury. Having transported YAS paramedics to the casualty site so that they might attend to the injured visitor, team members evacuated her to a team Land Rover on a wheeled stretcher. She was driven down to Malham village for transfer to the YAS road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 25…

INCIDENT 38/2022 JUN 10th  FRI. 18.34 FOOTBRIDGE OVER MALHAM BECK, BELOW MALHAM COVE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As team members were preparing for a social gathering where many would receive the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal and/or a certificate commemorating their length of service, a call was received to an accident at Malham.  A visitor (m, 88) was being taken to the foot of the Cove in a wheelchair, but stood for a photograph on the stone clapper bridge across Malham Beck then fell, hit his head and…

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…

INCIDENT 21/2022 – APRIL 9th Sat 12.39 Alongside Gordale Beck, Malham,  North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

UWFRA forwarded a call from YAS for a walker (m, 30) who had sustained a knee injury while walking alongside Gordale Beck, downstream of Gordale Scar. His location was confirmed using the Phonefind app.  As he was unable to put weight on the injured leg, team members administered pain relief, splinted the leg and put the casualty into an insulated casualty bag. Using a wheeled stretcher, they took him across…