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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 93 Date: 23rd September 2015 Time: 11.10 Location: Whinlatter Forest - Green Trail Incident Details: A lady walking on the Green trail stepped off the path to look at fungi, and suffered a leg injury in the process. The Team sent a Landrover, and the Team doctor and a...

Incident No: 92 Date: 20th September Time: 16:41 Location: Sty Head area Incident Details:  The Team was alerted to a possible callout involving a man with a serious lower leg injury near Sty Head Tarn. The Team's second lead vehicle was at the Borrowdale Shepherds Meet, and went immediately...

Incident No: 91 Date: 19th September 2015 Time: 12:27 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: A man and his wife reported themselves as cragfast below Slape Crag on Barf, which is a fairly common occurrence. Fortunately for them - and the Team - an RAF Sea King was exercising in the area; some...

Incident No: 90 Date: 19th September 2015 Time: 10:45 Location: Thirlmere - Station Close Coppice Incident Details: A man walking with his partner, was walking down to the Thirlmere Reservoir from the car park at Station Close car park. He slipped on a wet rock close to the edge, and suffered a serious...

Incident No: 89 Date: 19th September 2015 Time: 02:47 Location: Fleetwith Pike Incident Details: The Team were requested to assist Cockermouth MRT with a search for a missing paraglider pilot, whose GPS tracking device showed him to be in the Fleetwith Pike / Honister Crag area. As this is the boundary...

Incident No: 88 Date: 18th September 2015 Time: 00:00 Location: Crosby Ravensworth area Incident Details: Penrith MRT requested assistance from all Lakes teams to find a 78 year old lady with dementia who had disappeared in the Crosby Ravensworth area whilst walking her dog in an area which was...

Incident No: 87 Date: 16 September, 2015 Time: 13:07 Location: Friars Crag, Keswick Incident Details: A 76 year old lady walking with her partner, tripped on the path, and fell face first, suffering a black eye and other facial injuries. Unfortunately it took some minutes to work out the location given...

Incident No: 86 Date: 11th July 2015 Time: 11:56 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details: A 68 year old man walking with his partner, stopped for a rest near the summit, and suddenly became unconscious. The Team was alerted, as well as the Great North Air Ambulance. The first Land...

Incident No: 85 Date: 10th September 2015 Time: 20:32 Location: Derwentwater Boat Landings Incident Details: As the Team were finishing their weekly practice, a call was received from the Police, requesting we launch a boat to rescue a young man who had swum out under the influence of alcohol to a...

Incident No: 84 Date: 9th September 2015 Time: 04:06 Location: Sty Head area Incident Details: The Team were alerted to two older walkers who had become benighted on the Corridor Route, near to Greta Gill. A 63 year old had come across a 75 year old with sight difficulties at Broad...