CVSRT - Thursday, 24 September 2020


24 Sep 2020
At 14:36 on Sunday 20th September 2020 Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation of a 12 year old who had fallen from a rope swing.  
YAS who were first on scene provided initial medical care and The Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) packaged the casualty onto their stretcher.  Upon arrival of CVSRT the team supported HART evacuating the casualty to the awaiting ambulance. 
#1288 Black Carr Woods, Pudsey
14:36 Sun 20th Sep 2020
Duration 2 hrs 15 mins

In attendance;






Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 20 September 2020
  • Location Black Carr Woods, Pudsey
  • Grid Reference SE 20247 32098
  • Latitude 53.784819
  • Longitude -1.6941905
  • Man Hours 34.6
  • Members In Attendance 15


24 Sep 2020
At 10:45 on Sunday 20th September Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the search for a pilot of a paraglider reported to have come to land in the woods near Heptonstall.  The informant described seeing the main body of a type of paraglider fall into the woods without a pilot.
CVSRT search teams and Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England (MRSDE) search dogs and handlers were deployed to specific areas around the location of the sighting.  Following a thorough search of the agreed areas, with no person found, the team were stood down.
This was a genuine call by concerned members of public and fortunately no one was injured.
Link to the police appeal for any further information -
#1287 Heptonstall Rd, Hebden Bridge
10:45 Sun 20th Sep 2020

Duration 3 hrs 25 mins

In attendance;


MRSDE search dogs Jack & Orion


West Yorkshire Police (WYP)

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA)

National Police Air Service (NPAS)

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 20 September 2020
  • Location Heptonstall Rd, Hebden Bridge
  • Grid Reference SD 99015 27550
  • Latitude -2.0164150
  • Longitude 53.744324
  • Man Hours 66.6
  • Members In Attendance 22

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