Mam Tor

  • Call out for year: 32
  • Date: 28/06/11
  • Time: 12:55 pm
  • Grid ref: SK125 834
  • Type of incident: Paraglider Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 13
  • Time taken: 1 hr15 mins
  • Total man hours: 16 hrs 15 mins

Incident report

A Buxton and Edale snatch squad were called to the north side of Mam Tor at lunch-time to attend to a crashed paraglider.

The paraglider, a 55 year old man, from Matlock, was coming into land when he hit a wall, sustaining possible spinal injuries. Both a land ambulance and an air ambulance also attended the incident.

The casualty was taken by land ambulance to a hospital in Sheffield for further care.

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