Swirral Edge/ Helvellyn. Accident, 19-03-16

Extract from activation report:

…Now on a not so light note: Yet another accident on Swirral Edge.

  1. From Weatherline http://www.lakedistrictweatherline.co.uk/1
    “The readings for today are estimates. The Fell Top Assessor witnessed a person falling from Swirral Edge, and he was the first person on the scene, so the afternoon became one of calling for and then assisting the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team”

  2. Patterdale MT: http://mountainrescue.org.uk/incident?jobno=2016_0142

  3. Grough: http://www.grough.co.uk/magazine/2016/03/19/critically-injured-man-airlifted-to-hospital-after-650ft-helvellyn-fall

Take care on the hills and we all need a bit of luck too.

73 John