Incident #1311

At 00:25 on Wednesday 30th December 2020 Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from West Yorkshire Police (WYP) assist in a search for a high risk missing male on the moor above Hebden Bridge.
The casualty was located by WYP who, following CVSRT medical advice, provided initial medical care.  Upon arrival of CVSRT further medical care was provided and the casualty was placed into a warming and protective winter casualty bag and vacuum mattress.  The casualty was then transferred onto a stretcher and onto Her Majesty's Coastguard (HMCG) helicopter for onward travel to the hospital.
#1311 Weavers Gate, Old Town, Hebden Bridge
00:25 Wed 30th Dec 2020

Duration 4 hrs 5mins

In attendance:


MRSDE search dog Jack

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)


Hazardous Area Response Team (HART)


Additional Info

  • Date: Tuesday, 29 December 2020
  • Location: Weavers Gate, Old Town, Hebden Bridge
  • Grid Reference: SD 99796 28632
  • Latitude: 53.754052
  • Longitude: -2.0045757
  • Man Hours: 69.8
  • Members In Attendance: 17

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