Mountain Podcast Part 2 the Jackie Greaves Story.

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This is the second part of a huge 3 day search in winter of 1994 when there were a lot of fatalities in the mountains. In this incident the casualty was located alive after 3 days . It is a great podcast of a Call – out in the Cairngorms that at the time caused huge controversy this is Part 2 and interesting! What it does not state that the RAF MRT issued a Video of the casualty and MOD released it to the Press this helped make this a unique incident and the Media interest was extreme, world wide.

We all learned a huge lot from this Call – out that in my mind changed Mountain Rescue forever. Listen to the Podcast and get a bit of the story.

13/2/94 – 16/2/94 Cairngorms – Derry Cairngorm


Missing walker – found after a 3-day search in appalling weather- KMRT videoed the CAS who had mild hypothermia and frostbite. This proved a PR nightmare as the walker sold her story to a tabloid, upsetting most of Mountain Rescue and blaming the Kinloss team for the video. A big learning point in PR.

About heavywhalley.MBE

After dinner speaker Lecturer and Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 36 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 4 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer and loves the wild places.
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