Kinder Scout, Edale

  • Call out for year: 62
  • Date: 17/09/21
  • Time: 6:10 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 11200 87890
  • Type of incident: Walker Medical(1)
  • Team members involved: 10
  • Time taken: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Total man hours: 12 hours

Incident report

The team were requested by Derbyshire Constabulary to attend an incident on Kinder Scout on Friday evening. Initial reports were that a walker had collapsed and was unresponsive somewhere on the plateau at the top of Grindsbrook.

Due to the seriousness of the incident Edale Mountain Rescue Team, the Derbyshire Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance and a helicopter from Maritime and Coastguard Agency were also requested.

As team members arrived at the rendezvous point it was confirmed that the two helicopters had arrived on scene and located the casualty party.

The coastguard helicopter then winched the casualty on board, and transported them to hospital.

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