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45 Ysgolion Duon Start Of E Gully

12 Dec 1987


1 person
Winter Climbing
Casualty was leading 1st pitch when one ice axe came out. His wrist slipped out of loop of other axe and he fell. Carried down to floor of cwm then picked up by C Flight 22 Sqn.Compound fracture of lower tibia and fibula
44 Llanfairfechan Quarry Above

7 Dec 1987


1 person
Local Incident
Recovery of a body from a level in the Quarry. Time and date of all not known. Possible suicide. Fatal Possible suicide
43 Moelwyns N Of Tan Y Grisiau

29 Nov 1987


4 people
Walking
Report of an overdue party on an extended walk. Route flown by 22 Sqn. The four came down to the Crimea without any clear ideas of where they had been.
42 Glyder Fach Miners Track

25 Nov 1987


6 people
Hill Walking
Party started to walk up the Miners Track from Pen y Gwryd. 40 minutes into walk the casualty collapsed. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. Team not committed to hill. Fatal heart attack
41 Idwal Slabs E Of Walk Off

21 Nov 1987


3 people
Climbing
Party of 3 got stuck trying to descend from Idwal Slabs. They had no torches. Collected and escorted down. During this operation there was a report of 2 others overdue.
40 Devils Kitchen Clogwyn Y Geifr

21 Nov 1987


7 people
Hill Walking
Casualty separated from party trying to find the route down the Kitchen. Party was well spread out. Fatal Multiple injuries
39 Idwal Slabs E Side Of

15 Nov 1987


2 people
Climbing
Party started late leaving their packs at base of Slabs. Completed route and Walk Off then got benighted trying to find way down to Base. Collected and escorted down
38 Dinas On A5 4km From Betws Y Coed

14 Nov 1987


1 person
Water Sport
Casualty was bailing out canoe when he slipped and injured ankle. Team assisted Ambulance and Police personnel to evacuate casulty to road. Ankle fracture
37 Idwal Slabs Ordinary Route Top Of

6 Nov 1987


3 people
Climbing
Party started route at 14.30 hrs. Got to the top of the Ordinary Route and then could not find the way along the Walk Off route. Benighted with no torches. Collected and escorted to safety
36 Bochlwyd Buttress Eliminate

1 Nov 1987


1 person
Rock Climbing
Casualty took a leader fall of about 40 ft. Some protection held. He walked down with a little assistance. Sprained ankle with various bruises and cuts
35 N Carneddau Afon Anafon

18 Oct 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Group had camped on Saturday night West of stream. Casualty tried to cross stream in spate with pack and was swept away. Body found about 200 yards down stream. Drowned
34 Glyder Fach Main Cliff Upper

27 Sep 1987


1 person
Rock Climbing
Casualty was carrying a plaque in memory of Ian Richards. He slipped on greasy rock and fell. Distance not known. He was able to shout loudly for help. He was evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. Scalp wound, ankle sprain and bruising of shoulder
33 Tryfan And Glyderau

27 Sep 1987


1 person
Walking
Husband reported his wife missing. Person had completed intended route descending the Devil's Kitchen. A false alarm with best of intentions
32 Milestone Buttress

19 Sep 1987


5 people
Rock Scrambling
The casualties separated from party and retreated down North Ridge of Tryfan. Became stuck in a gully. They slipped and decided to stay put. Fractured ribs and scalp laceration
31 Glyder Fach Bristley Ridge Start Of

29 Aug 1987


1 person
Rock Scrambling
Casualty was assisting some people in difficulty when boulder casualty was standing on fell away. He fell about 30 ft. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn.Colles fracture of wrist and large diagonal laceration to leg
30 Glyder Fach Start Of Main Gully

17 Aug 1987


1 person
Fell Running
Casualty appeared to have fallen some distance down Main Gully. Found by c Flight 22 Sqn. Fatal
29 Milestone Butt Path At Side

17 Aug 1987


1 person
Rock Scrambling
Casualty scrambling on rocky path slipped and fell about 20 ft. Possible fracture to leg
28 Milestone Butt Canopy Route

16 Aug 1987


1 person
Rock Climbing
Casualty fell off second pitch of Canopy Route. Runner came out. Stopped on ledge of first stance. Scalp laceration
27 Devils Kitchen - Nant Cwm Idwal

30 Jul 1987


1 person
Walking
Casualty out by herself and got into a position from which she could not move. Snatched by C Flight 22 Sqn and taken to Oggi Base
26 Carneddau Central

28 Jul 1987


4 people
Walking (D of E)
Party on DoE Silver practise reported overdue at check point. They came down in good order before ground teams deployed.
25 Bochlwyd Path

18 Jul 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Casualty was descending the Bochlwyd Path. Tripped and tumbled about 15 ft. Comatose when picked up. Some underlying psychological problem. Carried down to Idwal. Fracture of wrist, cut on lip and grazes
24 Cwm Bochlwyd

14 Jul 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Casualty slipped and damaged arm. Walked down with a little encouragement. Arm laceration
23 Glyder Fach Bristley Ridge Start Of

12 Jul 1987


1 person
Rock Scrambling
Casualty fell whilst scrambling. Start of fall not seen. Fell in excess of 50 ft. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. Head fracture, fracture of Maxilla, Fracture of Mandible and Fracture of right lower Orbit
22 Glyder Fach Bristley Ridge

27 May 1987


1 person
Rock Scrambling
Casualty knocked knee which displaced patella. Reduced on scene then evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. Subluxed patella
21 Betws Y Coed Miners Bridge

25 May 1987


1 person
Local Incident
Casualty stumbled on path and fell into river. Team assisted Ambulance personnel with evacuation using a tension traverse. Mast pants used with effect. Depressed head fracture
20 Tryfan E Face Thompsons Chimney

24 May 1987


2 people
Rock Climbing
Casualty took a leader fall of about 40 ft. Fracture of maxilla, fracture of Scaphoid
19 Cwm Bochlwyd 200 Ft Below Bwlch

23 May 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Casualty was trying to do 100 miles in 48 hours. Collapsed with exhaustion. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. Exhaustion and Hypothermia
18 Glyder Fawr High Pastures

16 May 1987


1 person
Fell Running
Casualty out for a training run. Started up High Pastures and became hopelessly stuck. Extricated and brought down to safety
17 Idwal Slabs Lazarus

16 May 1987


1 person
Rock Climbing
Casualty took a leader fall of about 100 ft. The second did not hold him and his runners popped out. Lifted from top of Charity by C Flight 22 Sqn. Crush fracture of L 1, Elbow fracture Olecrannon, fracture left index finger and Severe scalp lacerations
16 Idwal Slabs Homicide Wall 2nd Pitch

10 May 1987


1 person
Rock Climbing
Casualty was leading above his grade. Ran out of strength and decided to jump off. Fell about 40 ft. His second held him as did his runners. He was lowered off and walked down with assistance. Abrasions to left forehead
15 Gribin Facet Western End

2 May 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Party descending Gribin Ridge. Casualty tripped and twisted knee. Carried down to Idwal. NBI Medial Cartilage
14 Llyn Cowlyd Side Of

21 Apr 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Casualty slipped on steep ground as he was taking off his pack. Cut to back of head
13 Moel Siabod Near Summit

18 Apr 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Casualty collapsed whilst descending. Blacked out for a short time. Evacuated by c Flight 22 sqn. Exhaustion
12 Glyder Fawr N Slope Cwm Idwal

16 Apr 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Party lost route of descent. Casualty slipped and tumbled about 100 ft. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. Head NA NA NBI Sur Minor head injuries / Body NK NK NBI Sur Bruises and abrasions
11 Ysgolion Duon Start Western Gully

14 Mar 1987


1 person
Winter Climbing
Casualty was leading 1st pitch of Western Gully. Crampons balled up and he slipped off falling some 150 ft. Lowered from crag then evacuated by c Flight 22 Sqn. Fracture of posterior arch of C 1 No paralysis
10 Pen Yr Ole Wen S E Slope

14 Mar 1987


3 people
Walking
Party lost path down to Glandenna and became benighted on S E slope of Pen yr Ole Wen. Bivvied and came down S Ridge in day light but it took them 3 hours to descend.
9 Milestone Buttress 1st Pitch Pulpit

12 Mar 1987


1 person
Abseiling
Casualty having completed abseil instruction was abseiling when rope came off abseil point. Fell about 40 ft. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. Fracture mid shaft Tibia and Fibula, bruising to ribs
8 Tryfan Near Summit

24 Feb 1987


2 people
Scrambling
Casualty stuck with fatigue and fright. Grossly over weight. She expected to be carried down. Told the facts of the case and she walked down with assistance.
7 Glyder Fach Above Coll Gully

24 Feb 1987


3 people
Walking
The pair became separated from third member of party without any kit. Became stuck on Main Cliff. Collected and brought to safety
6 Cwm Idwal Near Slabs

17 Feb 1987


1 person
Winter Climbing
Casualty practising crampon technique. Tripped on water ice and fell about 40 ft. Landed in small pool. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sqn. 2.5 inch Laceration to front scalp, Core Temp 34.5 C, extensive bruises and abrasions
5 Braich Ty Du 500 Ft Above A 5

14 Feb 1987


5 people
Walking
Party lost descent route from Pen yr Ole Wen. Became cragfast on Braich Tu Du. Collected and brought to safety
4 Devil's Kitchen Base Of Ramp Climb

1 Feb 1987


1 person
Winter Climbing
Casualty was soloing on poor ice. One ice axe came out. Hell fell about 30 ft. Sprained ankle
3 Glyder Fach Start Of Bristley Ridge

24 Jan 1987


1 person
Rock Scrambling
Casualty hit on foot by falling boulder. Evacuated by C Flight 22 Sq. Crush injury to foot
2 Devil's Kitchen Broad Gully To N w

17 Jan 1987


2 people
Winter Climbing
First casualty tripped walking up frozen water course. Tumbled about 150 ft. Evacuated by c Flight 22 Sqn. Second casualty was hit on head by ice axe falling from helicopter. He walked down. Scalp laceration
1 Devil's Kitchen Path Down From

4 Jan 1987


1 person
Hill Walking
Casualty slipped whilst crossing stream. Fell about 30 ft. Possible leg fracture