INCIDENT 57/2020 – Aug. 23rd Sun. 13.10hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 25), with a medical condition, collapsed just after the steps at the top of Malham Cove. Arriving first, the air ambulance paramedics assessed the patient, then handed him over to team members, who walked him gently across to Cove Road, where he was assisted into a YAS road ambulance. Volunteer Hours: 23   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

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 38/2020 – Jul. 21st. Tue. 12.11hrs – Top of Malham Cove – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f, 33)  was reported to have fallen, sustaining a suspected ankle fracture, on the limestone pavement at the top of the Cove. After assessment, pain relief and immobilisation of the injured ankle by YAS paramedics from the air ambulance, the casualty was stretchered to a CRO Land Rover, driven to the road-head on Malham Rakes and transferred to a road ambulance for the journey to hospital. Having decontaminated…

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