Woman with injured finger on Cader Idris

At around 2.00 p.m. on Tues 22nd August, Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was called to assist a woman with an injured finger on Cadair Idris. 
The 54 year old woman from Surrey had slipped and sustained an open fracture of her left forefinger. Passers-by controlled the bleeding and bandaged the wound, and then helped the lady walk down the Pony path where they were met by a party of Team volunteers. The casualty appeared drowsy and unwell, and on further assessment of the injury, the finger was found to have lost some or all circulation beyond the break; a situation that could lead to the permanent loss of finger tissue.
With the potentially serious nature of the circumstances, it was decided to request an airlift by the Coastguard helicopter Rescue 936. The casualty was flown to Ysbyty Gwynedd for further assessment and treatment. Everyone was safely off the hill by 5:00 p.m.