Call Out Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Call Out Time: 11:09 am
Stood Down Time: 12:30 pm
Team / Agency: Keswick MRT
Full dogs / Local Dogs: Local Dog Team
Search Dogs Involved: Search Dogs Beck and Rona
Call Out Details:
A 19 year old female reported herself with stuck in steep ground with an injured ankle. She gave a grid reference, but her description of the location didn't match the grid reference. The Team then started a hasty search from Force Crag mine to the summit, with the assistance of Cockermouth MRT.
Call Out Conclusion:
She was found by a dog handler who heard her shouts from above the crags between the mine and the summit. The Team then treated her for injuries . It was decided that she would be best evacuated by helicopter, and a Coastguard helicopter from Caernarfon airlifted her to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.