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Kayaker Rescued from Ullswater

April 29, 2024

April 27, 2024 8.12 pm

At 20:12 on Saturday 27/04/2024 the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by Cumbria Police to reports of shouts for help heard coming from a kayaker on Ullswater in the vicinity of Howtown.  

Team members responded to the call out and proceeded towards the scene in the Team RIB.  However, before their arrival the casualty was recovered from the water by a Coast Guard Search and Rescue helicopter which was in the area responding to an earlier incident and the Team was stood down.

The incident lasted 90 minutes and involved seven team members.