Whinstone Lee Tor

  • Call out for year: 56
  • Date: 10/09/08
  • Time: 11:45 am
  • Grid ref: SK197 876
  • Type of incident: Walker Medical(1)
  • Team members involved: 5
  • Time taken: 1 hour
  • Total man hours: 5

Incident report

Buxton mountain rescue and Edale snatch squad called to evacuate a 72 year old Male from Silverdale Sheffield who suffered a medical collapse whilst ascending the steep climb up to Whinstone Lee Tor.  He was unconscious for 3 to 4 minutes, and a member of the group who was a retired medical professional suspected he may have had cardiac problem.  The casualty was accessed by the air ambulance and flown to the Northern General Hospital and released the same day.

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