CVSRT - April 2019


30 Apr 2019

At 17:58 on Tuesday 30 April Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to locate and evacuate a mountain biker who had sustained abdominal injuries following a fall in Colden Clough.

21 CVSRT members were available to respond immediately and deployed in team vehicles or direct to the incident.

CVSRT members were first on scene and administered casualty care. The casualty was then immobilised in a vacuum mattress and evacuated 1km by wheeled stretcher to Yorkshire Air Ambulance Helimed 98 for transfer to hospital.

Following stand down of the incident team members either returned home or, a little later than planned, to The Night Jar Brewery, Mytholmroyd for a team social.

In Attendance: 21 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Yorkshire Air Ambulance


Additional Info

  • Date Tuesday, 30 April 2019
  • Location Colden Clough
  • Grid Reference SD 97376 28043
  • Latitude 53.748755
  • Longitude -2.0412737
  • Man Hours 45.6
  • Members In Attendance 21


21 Apr 2019

At 7:20 on Sunday 21st April Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from West Yorkshire Police to supply two 4x4 vehicles to assist with transportation of equipment and personnel at the incident site.

In Attendance: 9 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
West Yorkshire Police
Total Duration: 6hrs 47mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 21 April 2019
  • Location Ilkley Moor
  • Grid Reference SE 11326 45996
  • Latitude 53.909999
  • Longitude -1.8290781
  • Man Hours 42.9
  • Members In Attendance 9


02 Apr 2019

In the early hours of Tuesday 2nd April Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a high risk missing person in the Bradford area.

13 CVSRT members, and Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England Meg and Wynn, deployed to plan and undertake searches within Black Carr Woods.

Thankfully, following daybreak, the missing person was located by a member of the public who escorted them to the safety of our Incident Control Vehicle. West Yorkshire Ambulance service then transferred the person to hospital for assessment.

Following stand down of the incident at 09:22hrs team members returned home or to their place of work to continue their day.

In Attendance: 13 CVSRT
2 MRSDE Search Dogs
West Yorkshire Police
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Total Duration: 10hrs 27mins

Additional Info

  • Date Tuesday, 02 April 2019
  • Location Black Carr Woods, Bradford
  • Grid Reference SE 20738 32031
  • Latitude 53.784198
  • Longitude -1.6867447
  • Man Hours 92.1
  • Members In Attendance 13

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