Robinson (63)

Callout Date: 02/06/2024
Callout Time: 9:10 am
Agencies Involved: Cockermouth MRT, Keswick MRT, Wasdale MRT, Cumbria Police

Cockermouth MRT requested support for a search for a missing paraglider pilot who had launched from the summit of Robinson. As Keswick team were assembling a paraglider canopy was spotted in a gill above Buttermere. Members from the Keswick, Cockermouth, & Wasdale converged on the location but tragically the pilot was declared dead at the scene. A complex recovery operation commenced to retrieve the man’s body.

Our deepest thoughts and sympathies are with the man’s family and friends.

21 Keswick team members – 3 hours 45 minutes + Cockermouth & Wasdale team members

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Skiddaw (64)