A FEMALE walker was rescued by air ambulance crews at Patterdale on Sunday after sustaining an ankle injury.

The woman, in her 40s, from Nottinghamshire, had hurt herself on Saturday and the injury worsened as she camped overnight.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service’s Pride of Cumbria helicopter was called out as the mountain rescue team was on another callout.


The casualty was treated by the paramedic crew from GNAAS before being relocated to a land ambulance.