Pride of Cumbria lands in Penrith after man collapses at home


A man was yesterday airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after suffering cardiac-related illness in Penrith. The 71-year-old local man was flown by the Pride of Cumbria and crew after collapsing at home.

A man was yesterday airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after suffering cardiac-related illness in Penrith.

The 71-year-old local man was flown by the Pride of Cumbria and crew after collapsing at home.

He was resuscitated by a paramedic from the North West Ambulance Service, and then anaesthetised on scene by the doctor and paramedic from the Great North Air Ambulance Service.

He was flown to hospital in Carlisle where he was critical upon arrival. 

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