CVSRT - January 2024

1536 Fly Flatts

18 Jan 2024



At 21:24 on Thursday 18th January 2024, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from West Yorkshire Police (WYP) to assist with the extraction of a motorist and their 3 passengers, who were stuck on an icy stretch of road in Fly Flatts.


The 4 occupants were uninjured, in good spirits, and thankfully their vehicle had come to a halt undamaged.

WIth the help of team vehicles and snow chains the team escorted the vehicle back along to the gritted highway and they were able to continue with their journey. 


#1536 Fly Flatts

#2 of 2024

21:24 Thu 18th Jan 2024

Duration 2 hrs 35 mins

In attendance;




Additional Info

  • Date Thursday, 18 January 2024
  • Location Fly Flatts
  • Grid Reference SE 02960 32749
  • Latitude 53.791044
  • Longitude -1.9565535
  • Man Hours 25.8
  • Members In Attendance 10



At 16:52 on Wednesday 17th January 2024, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the extraction of a rider who had fallen from their horse near Willow Royd Stables.


YAS were first on scene and provided initial medical care.  Upon arrival of CVSRT the casualty was transferred into an immobilising and protective vacuum mattress, then onto a stretcher, with a short yet icy carry to the road head and awaiting ambulance.


#1535 Willow Royd Stables

#1 of 2024

16:52 Wed 17th Jan 2024

Duration 2 hrs 53 mins

In attendance;



Additional Info

  • Date Wednesday, 17 January 2024
  • Location Willow Royd Stables
  • Grid Reference SE 02855 25089
  • Latitude 53.722202
  • Longitude -1.9582057
  • Man Hours 40.4
  • Members In Attendance 14

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