Walker airlifted to hospital from Cumbrian fell


A man in his 70s has been flown to hospital after collapsing on Great Dun Fell near Penrith. The man, who lives in Garrigill near Alston, was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle by the Great North Air Ambulance’s Pride of Cumbria helicopter after the incident around 10am today (September 30).  The flight took eight minutes and his condition on arrival at the hospital was stable. .

A man in his 70s has been flown to hospital after collapsing on Great Dun Fell near Penrith.

The man, who lives in Garrigill near Alston, was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle by the Great North Air Ambulance’s Pride of Cumbria helicopter after the incident around 10am today (September 30). 

The flight took eight minutes and his condition on arrival at the hospital was stable. 

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