Fairholmes, Upper Derwent Valley
- Call out for year: 17
- Date: 16/04/09
- Time: 12:10 pm
- Grid ref: SK180 900
- Type of incident: Walker Medical (fatal)(1)
- Team members involved: 14
- Time taken: 4
- Total man hours: 56
Buxton and Edale joint team snatch squad called to rendezvous at Fairholmes National Park Briefing Centre following the report of a 51 year old man having collapsed. The casualty, who was with a small group of friends, was very quickly located but despite the best attempts of team doctors to revive the man, the casualty was declared to have died at the scene.
The team extends its thanks to the walkers and others who had assisted prior to the arrival of team members. Our sincere condolences are offered to all the gentleman’s family and friends.