INCIDENT 73/2023 AUG. 31st THU. 13.37 MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 69), with a known medical condition, climbed the steps at the side of Malham Cove, but collapsed on reaching the top. When team members arrived, she had recovered significantly. After assessment by YAS paramedics, the patient was carried by stretcher to an air ambulance which flew her down to Malham for transfer to a road ambulance and the journey to hospital for further assessment. Volunteer hours:   33

INCIDENT 70/2023 AUG 19th SAT. 12.13 HIGH HILL LANE, SETTLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A couple were walking on the field path from Lambert Lane to Upper Settle, with their dogs, when a group of young cattle began running towards them. The walkers scrambled into a different field to avoid the beasts, but the man (53) fell and sustained a knee injury, so that he could not walk. YAS paramedics attended, giving pain relief and splinting the injured leg but were unable to move…

INCIDENT 65/2023 AUG. 7th MON. 11.39 FIELD Nr SELSIDE, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A local man (78) collapsed while walking in fields near Selside with members of his family.  Sadly, despite the prolonged efforts of paramedics from two road ambulances and an air ambulance, he could not be revived. Team members recovered him, by stretcher, to a road ambulance.                                                 …

INCIDENT 63/2023 JUL. 29th SAT. 18.40 PEN Y GHENT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker ( stated as f, 14) believed she had ‘a fractured foot’, soon after leaving Pen y ghent summit on the descent towards Hull Pot. A few minutes later, as team members were being called out, a second call was received to a male walker of the same age, also on Pen y ghent, but with a ‘fractured/broken ankle’ and with the nearest location of Brackenbottom. A phone call…