Kinder Scout Rescue

This is the dramtic moment an RAF Sea King helicoptor flew in to rescue a woman from Cornwall who had slipped 20ft while walking at Crowden Brook near Kinder Scout  on Sunday. Teams from Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue were on scene to locate the woman and assist with the rescue. The woman was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield suffering from several fractured vertebrae, ribs, and a fractured skull and is currently recovering.
This is the dramtic moment an RAF Sea King helicoptor flew in to rescue a woman from Cornwall who had slipped 20ft while walking at Crowden Brook near Kinder Scout on Sunday. Teams from Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue were on scene to locate the woman and assist with the rescue. The woman was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield suffering from several fractured vertebrae, ribs, and a fractured skull and is currently recovering.
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In the late afternoon of Sunday June 19 Edale MRT along with Buxton MRT were called to an incident in the upper reaches of Crowden  Brook which leads onto Kinder Scout.

A lady from Cornwall had slipped whilst descending the Brook after a day’s walk and had fallen approximately 20ft sustaining back and head injuries.  

Due to the location and possible injuries an RAF Sea King helicopter was requested which arrived on scene shortly after team members.

After treatment by one of the team’s paramedics they were winched onto Rescue 128 and flown to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

The lady was found to be suffering from a number of fractured vertebra, ribs and a skull fracture. All the injuries are non life threatening and she is currently recovering in hospital.