Hawkshead man airlifted to hospital after heart attack


A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering from a suspected heart attack at Hawkshead, Cumbria, today (Apr 28).  The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to assist North West Ambulance Service with a 66-year-old man who was assessed by the crew and then flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle for specialist treatment. The flight took 20 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition.

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering from a suspected heart attack at Hawkshead, Cumbria, today (Apr 28). 

The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to assist North West Ambulance Service with a 66-year-old man who was assessed by the crew and then flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle for specialist treatment.

The flight took 20 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition. By road, this journey would have taken around one hour and 25 minutes.

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