Blease Fell (7)
Callout Date: 19/04/2021
Callout Time: 12:02 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT, GNAAS
An experienced paraglider pilot suffered a heavy landing after a partial canopy collapse. A team member who was on Blease at the time helped ensure a rapid deployment of resources. Helimed were first on scene and carried out a casualty assessment and provided pain relief. Keswick MRT placed the man in a vacuum mattress and stretchered him a short distance up the hill to the helicopter which transferred him to Carlisle hospital.
12 team members – 1 hour 48 minutes