Archives: incidents

We were requested to assist YAS in the evacuation of a casualty at a remote house that was not accessible by ambulance due to snow fall. When the casualty had been stabilised, we packaged him in a vacuum mattress and thermal bag and sledged him on a stretcher about 250m […]

21st January 2018

We were called to assist a female mountain biker who had sustained a serious leg injury near Bull Clough above Langsett. Due to the location and injury we immediately requested helicopter assistance. The casualty was successfully evacuated by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

9th April 2017

The team were called to provide assistance to YAS in helping with the recovery of an injured mountain biker in Greno Woods. The casualty, with a suspected pelvic fracture was transferred to the waiting ambulance using a vacuum mattress and stretcher carry.

1st April 2017

Team called out to assist Glossop MRT in the search for missing walkers on Bleaklow. The walkers were eventually located safe and well by one of our newly qualified search dogs.

19th February 2017

The team were called to assist Edale MRT in a search for a missing  walker in the Derwent Valley area. Our team deployed to focus on searching around Margery Hill. The walker was eventually located safe and well by the Edale Team further up the valley.

26th January 2017

While running as the sweep party for the 2017 Trigger Fell Race, two team members came across a party of lost/disorientated walkers in the vicinity of Kinder Downfall. With less than an hour of daylight left, and taking into account the challenging weather conditions, the two team members decided to […]

Incident 2017-01 (15th Jan)

The team were called out at 1300 to provide assistance to YAS in the location, treatment and recovery of a mountain biker who had been injured in Greno Woods. The casualty had suffered a suspected broken shoulder and ribs. In order to attend the call-out a number of team members […]

27th November 2016, 13:00

Shortly after receiving our first call-out of the day, we were again called by YAS to assist with another injured MTB rider, again in Greno Woods. The rider was treated by the YAS paramedics before being transferred by stretcher to the ambulance waiting at the roadside. Many thanks to Edale […]

28th May 2016 11:08

The team were called to assist YAS with a fallen MTB rider in Greno Woods. We were stood down en-route as the ambulance crew managed to walk the injured rider to the roadside ambulance.

28th May 2016 10:49

Today we were called to assist an injured walker with a suspected broken leg on Holme Moss. After treatment at the scene the casualty was loaded into a vac mat and then onto a stretcher. Due to the difficult terrain of steep groughs, peat bogs and the distance to the […]

10th April 2016 14:08