Boy 10 Falls from Swirral Edge


Boy 10 Falls from Swirral Edge


18/02/13 Boy 10 Falls from Swirral edge
Boy 10 Falls from Swirral Edge 

Boy 10 Falls from Swirral Edge


18/02/13 Boy 10 Falls from Swirral edge & rescued by Petterdale MRT and RAF

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-21496127



Helvellyn's Swirral Edge, minus the winter conditions.
Photo courtesy of Walkinguphills

Comment

From what we know of this incident it's impossible to know how well equipped the father and son were equipped, but one has to question whether Swirral Edge, in the snow, was an appropriate place for a 10 yr old boy. Let's hope his injuries were not serious and he recovered quickly.


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