INCIDENT NUMBER: 11347

26 August 2013 at 0003 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported one individual suffering from a minor hand injury following a backpacking incident. A helicopter was utilized to transport the injured party to a nearby hospital for treatment.