Woman airlifted after sustaining ankle injury near Blencathra


Yesterday at 2.32pm we were called to assist the Keswick Mountain Rescue Team at Blease Fell near Blencathra, where a woman, believed to be in her 30s, had slipped on wet grass and sustained a serious ankle injury.

Yesterday at 2.32pm we were called to assist the Keswick Mountain Rescue Team at Blease Fell near Blencathra, where a woman, believed to be in her 30s, had slipped on wet grass and sustained a serious ankle injury. In wintery conditions, it was vital that the patient received help as quickly as possible.

She was treated by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team before being flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle. The flight took 12 minutes and she arrived in a stable condition

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